The engine room (or ER) of a large marine vessel such as a tug boat, fire boat, or mega ship houses the vessel’s prime mover, usually some variations of a heat engine – diesel engine, gas or steam turbine, or some combination of these. On a large percentage of vessels ships and boats, the engine room is located near the bottom, and at the rear or aft end of the vessel, and usually comprises few compartments. As shown in this video tour of a mega ship’s engine room, there are numerous components within the engine room including boilers, generators, fuel pumps, exhaust manifolds and more. Many of these marine engine room components benefit from the installation of insulation blankets. Read more.
Today is our 2019 summer interns’ last day at the Thermaxx Jackets offices in West Haven, CT. It’s been a great privilege having these smart and talented students work for Thermaxx Jackets, and we’ve loved getting to know them as well. They brought their own skills and interests into our workplace, and made it a better and more successful place of business.
If you’ve dealt with insulation in the past, you may have heard someone say that air is a good insulator. This statement may pose many questions if you are unfamiliar with insulation or the properties of air. To get to the bottom of this, you must ask yourself, “Why is air a good insulator?” Get the answers- read more!
Thermaxx, LLC, a Connecticut-based company that specializes in designing and manufacturing custom removable insulation jackets for commercial and industrial insulation applications, has partnered with Jereco Singapore Pte Ltd to expand internationally into the Singaporean market. Read more!
Thermaxx Jackets recently had a customer that was seeking to insulate all of the hot pipes and components in their learning facility after an employee had been burned when coming into contact with a bare hot component’s surface. Removable insulation blankets by Thermaxx Jackets are great for improving your steam system’s energy efficiency, but the safety benefits for your personnel are overlooked far too often. Read more.
Whether your commercial building is heated using a state-of-the-art high-efficiency commercial boiler or one that twenty years old, you can make it even more efficient by enhancing your commercials boiler’s thermal efficiency with removable insulation blankets made custom for your boiler. Learn more.
Removable Insulation Jackets are used on any component that requires insulation for safety or energy savings and require routine maintenance, periodic inspection, access to the component for any other reason, custom fitting due to being unusually shaped, and additional safety measures. Read more.
Industrial insulation blankets come in all shapes and sizes to fit a wide array of components from pressure reducing valves to steam pipes. The businesses that design, cut, and sew together insulating materials to create insulation blankets are called insulation blanket manufacturers. Thermaxx removable insulation blankets are all designed, measured, cut, and hand-sewn in-house making us the industry leading manufacturer of removable insulation products. Read more.
Valve actuators are a critical component in any heating, cooling or process related system. There are many reasons that actuators go bad or fail. Is the voltage correct? Has a fuse blown? Has the power board failed? Have wires become fused or disconnected? These are the most common reasons that electric actuators fail. While we at Thermaxx cannot control the voltage, we can alleviate many of the other reason’s actuators go bad. How do we do that? We have made available a very simple, yet truly effective way to prevent fuses blowing, wires getting overheated and control board damage. The WeatherMaxx cover solves all these problems! Read more.
Thermaxx was honored to be invited to attend the first “CT Made Day” trade show at the capitol building in Hartford, CT hosted by Representative Caroline Simmons. Rep. Simmons said, “We had amazing turnout with over 40 businesses from 35 towns attending – everything from breweries to small manufacturers to Fortune 500 companies. As Commerce Committee Chairwoman, it is and will always be my goal to ensure that Connecticut businesses have the tools that they need to thrive. Thank you to all the businesses, lawmakers, and guests that helped to make this event such a huge success!” Read more