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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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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Protecting Critical Materials from Heat with Powerblanket ICE

Protecting Critical Materials from Heat Under certain conditions and with certain materials, heat is the enemy: ruining epoxies, and interfering with the brewing process.  You can, however, protect critical materials from heat when the effects of heat are understood and proper precautions are in place. Epoxy Epoxy are many types of resins with similar properties […]

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Keep Perishables Cool with Powerblanket Ice

Perishables and Temperature Control Transporting perishable goods has advanced dramatically.  But how do you keep perishables cool if you do not have large scale refrigeration resources? Understanding Ethylene and Respiration Ethylene, often referred to as the ‘death’ or ‘ripening hormone’, is an odorless, colorless gaseous plant hormone that exists in nature. Not easily detectable, in nature the largest producers […]

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Process Heating Engineering: Tank Heaters

Process Heating Engineering: Tank Heaters Powerblanket® Engineer Favorite #2 The second installment of the Powerblanket Engineer Favorites comes to us from Coastal Drilling.  Coastal Drilling is a drilling company serving the South Texas drilling market, providing both daywork and turnkey contracts along with operating inland barge rigs in the shallow waters of the Gulf Coast. […]

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Powerblanket Engineer Favorite #1

POWERBLANKET® ENGINEER FAVORITE Over the years, Powerblanket engineers have used their ingenuity and Powerblanket technology to solve the temperature needs of many different companies throughout many different industries.  In the Engineer Favorite Series we will explore a variety of projects with unusual challenges and the Powerblanket solutions that saved time, money, and/or headache for our […]

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