Top Benefits of Fiberglass Pipe Insulation

Proper insulation is essential, not only because it improves building safety and operational efficiency, but also because it can prevent potential on-site injuries to employees and contractors. So you need to install the right-fit insulation material for your application. Follow along as we discuss fiberglass pipe insulation and how it works to protect your components and building.

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3 Considerations for Selecting the Right Insulation Jacketing System

You know you need to install an insulation jacketing system for an upcoming project, but selecting the right option can be overwhelming. Quality is essential, but so is prioritizing factors that will determine the product’s effectiveness. So how do you select the right solution for your system? Let’s dive into the considerations for choosing the best insulation jacketing system, from materials to safety matters:

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Pros and Cons of Using Calcium Silicate Insulation in Your Project

Finding the right insulation solution for your industrial application can be more of a challenge than you would like, once you consider everything your insulation needs to do. One product may provide better thermal protection, another insulation may be water resistant, and others are better for the environment or just have more durability. What if your application demands that you not sacrifice in any of these areas?

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A Quick Guide to Marine Insulation

Homes, office buildings, warehouses and all other land structures require adequate insulation to protect people and things from a number of hazards. Offshore vessels should not be any different, which is why another class of insulation exists: marine insulation. It protects structures that float — something traditional insulation cannot do. Here, we will explore what marine insulation is, how it works and the several layers of protection that keep marine structures and occupants safe. 

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Common Fire Wrap Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Countless things keep your building safe and functioning properly, from the bricks in the foundation all the way to plumbing and electrical components. However, to stay protected day in and day out and to avoid emergencies, building systems need help, too. This help comes from fire wraps — or fire blanket insulation — which protect against fire damage. 

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Streamline Aerogel Insulation Installation With DI Fit™ Aerogel Fittings

Whether you're insulating components in frigid environments or in high-heat conditions, the right insulating material is essential. Aerogel insulation provides an effective thermal barrier for both sides of the temperature spectrum to suit your needs.

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Mitered Elbows vs. DI Fit Engineered Elbows: What's the Difference?

When it comes to choosing how you will insulate a bend in a pipe on big jobs, you have choices: mitered elbow or engineered elbow? Although either might work for your needs, you can likely identify one clear winner based on particular features or the scale of your application.

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Breaking Down Distribution International’s Insulation Fabrication Capabilities

Need thermal jacketing for a commercial or industrial facility? What about pipe wraps? Insulation fabrication centers on customizing—converting and cutting—insulation materials to your precise needs.

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The Installer's Guide to Heat Tracing and Insulation

Temperature regulation is key to the success of commercial and industrial piping and insulation projects. In some cases, thermal insulation is enough to solve the problem. However, sometimes temperature regulation becomes a more complex issue. Jacketing or cladding can erode over time due to natural wear and tear, and improper installation risks rapid heat loss. Thermal cycling causes expansion and contraction of jacketing material, which begins to deteriorate over time. 

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Why You Should Buy Insulation Online

Finding the right insulation solutions for your next project can be a challenge. With so many options to choose from, it may be difficult to get started. Insulation products and MRO (maintenance, repair, and operation) accessories yield results based on many factors, including climate, installation location, and product material.  Distribution International’s ecommerce platform, CustomerConnect, provides 24/7 access to over 30,000 insulation and accessory items.    

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