Since 1943, GPC has been building and nurturing a global reputation for providing exactly what companies are looking for, which is how they’ve become a leading manufacturer and worldwide marketer of This RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System was installed on a storage tank (also known as a streep) for Grain Processing Corporation, GPC located in Washington, IN. This RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System was installed on a storage tank (also known as a streep) for Grain Processing Corporation, GPC located in Washington, IN.corn-based products including:
- Maltodextrins, Corn Syrup Solids, Starches and Dietary Fiber for the food, pharmaceutical and personal care markets
- Ethyl Alcohol for beverage and industrial use
- Starches for the paper, corrugated box, textile and wallboard industries
- Crude corn oil + corn germ
- Animal + pet nutrition ingredients
The tank was utilized to hold corn for the wet-milling process. In the corn wet-milling process the kernel is separated into its component parts, and those parts are further subdivided and refined.
The tank was a 22’ diameter x 36’ high welded tank. The project was completed in April 2015. While dealing with uncontrollable spring weather conditions and tight accessibility, the crew was able to complete the job on schedule.
Details of the expansion for the GPC Washington, IN facility can be read about by clicking on this link:
The RIDGLOK® Insulated Panel System consisted of 0.024 stucco-embossed aluminum metal jacketing, in Grey, laminated to 1.5” polyisocyanurate insulation board with an R-value of 9.6 using an external rafter roof system.
“Among other things, we were very impressed with the safety awareness of the insulating crew and the quality of the RIDGLOK insulation system. I look forward to working with MC&I on future projects.” – Division Engineer, GPC
RIDGLOK® insulation systems REDUCE temperature differences to help CONTROL condensation for IMPROVED process control. Insulation of storage tanks REDUCES routine maintenance and PREVENTS energy waste and LOWERS fuel costs.
MC&I is the proud manufacturer of the RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System for ground storage tanks. RIDGLOK® insulation systems are engineered to be energy efficient, durable, and cost effective. RIDGLOK® can be used for both heated and cold storage applications without the need for taking tank out of service. This tank insulation system can be applied to all types of tanks, including flat bolted, chimed bolted, glass lined, fiberglass, welded, stainless steel, and concrete. ADVANTAGES The RIDGLOK® vertical standing seam panel insulation system is a smart and efficient thermal barrier, helping save money on utility costs of heating or cooling the tank. Insulate your tank with RIDGLOK®!