Thermaxx Articles and News

Thermaxx Jackets Named “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer”

Jun
02
2016
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Every week, Senator Chris Murphy highlights a manufacturer that is doing great work in the state of Connecticut. On the week of May 16th, 2016, Thermaxx Jackets was selected as “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Thermaxx is proud to call Connecticut home, and just as proud to be in the Senator’s spotlight. Below are some details shared by the Senator’s office…More

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Smart Tags for Steam Trap Surveys

May
16
2016

ThermaXX Removable Jackets have been using Laser Etched Asset tags for 3 years. Within the last 18 months the information about our jackets have been live on the internet with a quick scan of the ThermaXX or Off the Shelf QR Code reader App… More

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Insulation jobs are “Most In-Demand” in CT. Small business thrives.

Apr
26
2016
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In 2009, one of our service divisions started manufacturing removable insulation jackets for a customer in CT, and ThermaXX was born. We quickly centralized our manufacturing operations in West Haven, CT. With a sales team consisting of myself and longtime employee and friend William Jones, we started to build a company and began working outside of CT. Read more about our story…More

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High Temperature Insulation Materials & Applications

Mar
17
2016
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Everyday insulating materials are not sufficient for hot applications. Traditional materials used in insulating blankets, covers and jackets (silicone/fiberglass) start to falter when approaching 600°F. Cover materials start failing, threads start degrading, and insulation starts burning… More

Posted in Insulation

Did you have freezing issues that could have been prevented?

Feb
25
2016
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Spring is just around the corner and that means we can stop worrying about pipes, valves and other components freezing until next fall! That is a statement that is heard all too often at Thermaxx. Customers breathe a sigh of relief and quickly forget about the winter. What about next winter? Remember the cost in time and money? … More

Posted in Insulation, Insulation

Fireproof & Waterproof Insulation Materials

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Thermaxx Jackets manufactures jackets for virtually all types of industrial applications. Many of our customers request waterproof and/or fireproof jackets/blankets for their facilities. When choosing insulation material for fireproof applications it is important to consider application type, surrounding environment and ASTM standards when choosing materials… More

Posted in Insulation

Thermaxx Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Insulation Program

Feb
19
2016
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While insulation is not a new technology, it is being sought out more and more as a popular energy conservation measure. Whether it’s tied into a larger scope of work with additional measures, or being done independently, mechanical insulation projects render appealing paybacks that clients are excited to implement…More

Posted in Energy Savings, Machine Maintenance

What Is A Steam Trap & How Does It Work?

Feb
12
2016
Steam Trap

We’re all familiar with the tried and true method of generating energy, pioneered by our apelike ancestors: fire. Fast forward a few hundred years and fire’s still a top choice, but along the way people realized that lighting fires everywhere that energy is needed can create a host of problems. Maintaining a single fire in a controlled, isolated environment is a lot easier – but you can’t send fire down a tube to where it’s needed! That’s where steam comes into play.. More

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