Cold Chain Logistics

Cold Chain Logistics Effective cold chain logistics are essential to keep fruit fresh, flowers from wilting, and various chemicals and pharmaceuticals  safe during transit. In all modes of cold chain transport, temperature sensitive products are susceptible to a loss of quality. The Global Cold Chain Globally, there is a heightened interest in healthy food. Consumers […]

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Process Heating Engineering: Vanilla Beans

Process Heating Engineering:  Vanilla Beans Often, when your industry is unique, there is not a ready-to-ship solution for your specific process heating needs.  Powerblanket’s process heating engineering uses ingenuity and Powerblanket technology to solve the temperature needs of many different companies throughout many different industries. Powerblanket is currently working with Tahitian Gold, vanilla producer of […]

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What Temperature is Too Cold to Pour Concrete?

What Temperature is Too Cold to Pour Concrete? Experts agree that the best temperature to pour concrete is between 50-60 °F. The necessary chemical reactions that set and strengthen concrete slow significantly below 50 °F and are almost non-existent below 40 °F. Even when daytime temperatures are within the satisfactory range, winter concrete setting creates […]

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How long does concrete take to set

How long does concrete take to set? If you really want to know the truth, concrete never stops curing; it continually hardens forever.  However, for practical purposes, it reaches a point where further hardening will be so slow it becomes unnoticeable.  In this article, we cover the basics of what you need to know about […]

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Choosing Process Heating Equipment Vendor Tips

Choosing Process Heating Equipment Vendor Are you choosing process heating equipment vendor? You may be experiencing some anxiety and option overload.  A lot of time has probably been dedicated to determining the details of your requirements, researching options, getting bids, and analyzing those proposals.  The question now is, “Which process heating equipment vendor is best for […]

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Concrete Curing Temperature Makes a Difference

Concrete Curing Temperature Whether the conditions are hot or freezing, the ideal concrete curing temperature should be maintained at about 55°F to achieve the optimum concrete strength. Curing the Hoover Dam At its completion in 1935, the Hoover Dam was the largest dam in the world and a marvel of labor and engineering.  The first […]

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Portable Water Chillers for Industrial Process Cooling

Portable Water Chillers for Industrial Process Cooling Powerblanket is excited to introduce the new North Slope portable water chillers for industrial process cooling.  If you need industrial-level cooling to keep your processes running smoothly, or you’re protecting critical materials against extreme heat, check out North Slope portable water chillers. Cooling that Moves with You This […]

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Total Process Cooling with Powerblanket ICE

Total Process Cooling At the end of the day, it is important to know that the cooling solution in place will do it’s job.  Powerblanket’s world-class engineers create total process cooling systems that are reliable, efficient, and effective. The Basics When it comes to industrial process cooling, materials make all the difference.  Powerblanket ICE blankets […]

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Hot Weather Concreting Made Easier

Hot Weather Concreting Hot weather concreting problems are most often encountered in the summer; however, any condition that increases curing rates and strips the concrete of moisture is considered hot weather concreting. Pouring Concrete in Hot Weather With temperatures rising and summer approaching, attentions shift from protecting concrete from the cold to concreting in hot […]

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