Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets – Part 4: Fastening Systems

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For the final installment of our Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets series, we are going to look at fastening systems. As we have seen, arriving at the right combination of materials for your insulation blankets takes a lot of time and expertise. The same holds true for the fastening system used to […]

Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets – Part 3: Outer and Inner Covers

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In our last installment of Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets, we went over basic insulation materials. This time around, let’s review more in-depth and discuss outer and inner covers. We have a lot of ground to cover, so we will break down the materials into three categories of usage: Outer Covers, Inner […]

Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets – Part 2: General Insulation Materials

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We have already discussed the criteria that need to be analyzed when choosing the correct insulation blanket material. With that out of the way, now it is time to look at the actual insulation materials typically found in insulation blankets. Fiberglass – This classic insulation material is used in most standard insulation blanket applications. It […]

Choosing the Right Material for Your Insulation Blankets – Part 1: The Basics

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When it comes to insulation covers, blankets, and jackets, one size does not fit all. In order to match your specific application with the correct insulation materials, quite a few factors need to be considered. An incorrect insulation blanket can cost you money, time, and even the safety of your workers and customers. Some of […]

Did You Know Our Fiberglass Insulation Blankets Are UL-Certified?

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Are you involved in any projects or processes with or requiring UL-certification? If so, then it is necessary that all components of that project or process need to be UL-certified, including insulation blankets. For instance, if you’re building a generator set – a process that is specified as requiring UL certification—you’ll need UL-certified insulation blankets. […]

The Latest Rap About Our Newest Product: Firwin T-Wrap

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If you’re in the oil and gas industries or any industry where you need to insulate pipe, you’re going to appreciate our newest product: Firwin T-Wrap. T-Wrap is an insulation blanket and spiral wrap in one, and it easily wraps around pipe and doesn’t need to be fastened to the pipe. It’s a great insulation […]

Firwin’s Website is New and Improved

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Firwin friends, come take a look at our website—do you notice anything different? If you haven’t been on our page recently, then you should see a newer version of Firwin. Not too long ago, we went ahead and tweaked our website, so that it reflects all of the updates our company has made in the […]

Firwin Makes a Splash at Power-Gen

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Everyone at Firwin had a wonderful and productive time at Power-Gen 2012.  Considering it was December, and being from Toronto, it is not a surprise that we really enjoyed the sun and warmth of Orlando! Despite having to spend most of the show inside and the disappointment of not winning the raffle for two new […]

Hard Coat Insulation vs. Removable Insulation

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They may sound like the same thing, but insulation coating and insulation blankets are actually quite different. When you face choosing between these two, equally high-quality products, you need to know some key facts to make the right decision. Essentially, it comes down to some key factors including the need for removability, your space constraints, […]

Firwin at Power-Gen International 2012

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Everyone at Firwin is excited about attending and exhibiting at PowerGen International 2012, December 11-13, in beautiful Orlando, FL.  The annual Power-Gen International Show is a can’t miss gathering for anyone who needs to keep up with the trends, technologies, and issues facing the power generation sector.  The event has been around for 24 years, […]