Finding the Right Insulation Material

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Insulation blankets (also known as insulation covers or insulation jackets) come in a variety of material options, some of which are better suited to certain tasks and environments than others. You need to ensure that your chosen material can meet the demands of your specific application as efficiently as possible. Our quick guide to the […]

Why Choose Firwin?

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With over 30 years of experience in the field, Firwin is proud to be a premier manufacturer of removable insulation blankets and permanent composite Hard Coat™ insulation solutions. Our business was built on our commitment to provide our customers with the best insulation solution for their particular situation, and it’s from this strong foundation that […]

Two Problems to Avoid When Sourcing Removable Insulation Blankets

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With nearly four decades in insulation blanket manufacturing, Firwin has quite a bit of experience with helping customers find the best insulation blanket solutions for their applications. Part of that experience includes helping clients fix pre-existing insulation problems, or helping to prevent potential mishaps in their insulation sourcing journey. In this blog, we explore two […]

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Clean Water and Removable Insulation Blankets – Sounds Good!

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When one thinks of clean drinking water, many things may come to mind – natural water sources, reservoirs, treatment facilities, to name a few. But you may be surprised to learn that removable insulation blankets have a role to play in bringing that fresh water to your table. Sometimes, that role has to do with […]

Gimme Some Space – How Much Clearance is Necessary for an Insulation Blanket?

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Insulation Blankets – Thicknesses and Clearances It is important that there is enough room around any component being insulated to allow enough space not only for the insulation blanket, but also for sufficient air space between the insulation blanket and any nearby surfaces. A lack of air space between the outer surface of an insulation […]

Can removable insulation blankets keep pipe contents from freezing ?

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Removable insulation blankets are great at managing heat. Be it by lowering the ambient heat in an engine room, protecting workers from hot surfaces, or shielding pipe contents from cold external temperatures, removable insulation covers are often the solution of choice where heat must be managed, but permanent insulation is not feasible. Gate Valve with […]

Firwin FireBlanket 2000 Can Take the Heat: It’s Proven to Withstand Temperatures as High as 2000-Degrees-Fahrenheit!

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In our last blog post, we reviewed how the Firwin FireBlanket 2000 protects industrial safety valves and actuators. We explained how a removable insulation blanket designed to protect safety valves is different from the standard insulation blankets you’ll find in industrial settings. In this blog post, we’ll talk more about the design of this type […]

Standard vs. “Donut” Flange Covers: The Differences and the Advantages

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You may be aware that it’s important to have a covering for flanges—and it’s especially important that this covering be high quality and durable. But did you know that there’s more than one kind of flange cover? In fact, we at Firwin offer two basic flange cover options: our standard cover, and our “donut” cover. […]

Stopping Noise Pollution with Firwin

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Often times when we think of noise pollution, a loud car stereo or perhaps a dog barking might come to mind. However, in the industrial world, noise or sound is not just a nuisance, it can actually be dangerous. According to the NIDCD, noise-related deafness is a 100% preventable disorder. Using earplugs certainly helps, but […]