Henry Gaines, PE, Controls Southeast, Inc., Charlotte, NC

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Pumps May 1, 2001

Improving pipe thermal maintenance performance with bolt-on jacketing

Key concepts Jacketing is used to maintain temperature, not reach it. Bolt-on jacketing has lower initial and life-cycle costs. Jacketing should not cross-contaminate the product. Maintaining the proper temperature in process lines remains a vital issue in difficult, hot chemical processes. At stake in the solution is product integrity, throughput, freedom from production interruptions, an...

By Henry Gaines, PE, Controls Southeast, Inc., Charlotte, NC
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