Maintaining a tank’s internal temperature is vital in many different industries. Tanks can be used to store everything from raw materials and fuels, to processed chemicals and products. While some items are not affected by temperature and can be stored in extreme heat or extreme cold without any impact on their use, others must be […]
When most think of insulating fire protection tanks, the first thought is to keep the contents at a specific temperature by keeping the heat or the coolness inside and reducing the amount lost through the sides of the tank. However, keeping the heat or cold out of the tank is just as important. The RIDGLOK® […]
Why choose RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System? Compare the advantages of RIDGLOK® versus a conventional insulation system.
The RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System puts safety first. The system complies with NFPA 22, Section 16.4 requirements for tank insulation as outlined in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals. The panel systems can make use of various types of insulation depending on the operating temperature of the tanks and the needed R-value and […]
Mayes Coating & Insulation, Inc., also known as MC&I, was founded in 1998 with the goal of maintenance of storage tanks with an unparalleled work ethic. Its founder is Bob Mayes, a professional with more than 25 years of experience dedicated to learning everything he can about storage tanks. All of this experience helps in […]
There are a number of products such as biodiesel that have to be kept at a specific, constant temperature. If they cool beyond this point, the liquid will begin to solidify, making it extremely difficult to extract from the tank and use. In order maintain temperature, the liquid has to be constantly heated through the […]
One of the most important tasks you have is to ensure that you keep up with the required maintenance on your petrochemical terminals. You know how devastatingly expensive it can be if you have a tank down for repairs. It’s worse if you discover that had the maintenance you deferred for a couple of months […]
While many liquids need to be insulated to keep them chilled, there are also a number of liquids that need to be kept in heated tanks. These tanks must be insulated in order to keep the liquids at a specific temperature consistently. Typically the manner of heating the tank is a combination of insulation and […]