How Can I Prevent My Propane Tank from Freezing?

How Can I Prevent My Propane Tank from Freezing? Propane tanks will freeze up when the ambient temperature drops below -44°F. This is because propane has a boiling point of -44°F. If the temperature is not greater than -45°F, your propane will not vaporize, and your tank will freeze. However, as the temperatures drop, and the […]

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Lower Viscosity and Flow Control in Colder Temperatures

LOWER VISCOSITY AND FLOW CONTROL Viscosity is a complicated and sometimes confusing topic and achieving lower viscosity is a challenge during cold winter months. VISCOSITY REDUCTION BASICS A fluid that is viscous will be thick, sticky, and semifluid in consistency.  Viscosity can be affected by friction and/or temperature.  For example, consider what happens when you […]

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Powerblanket® 400 Insulated Band Heater: The Better Way

  Traditional band heaters are a mess, and by a mess we mean a safety hazard, an inefficient tool, and an unnecessary means of heating material. While old band heaters have their many limitations and setbacks, the Powerblanket 400 Insulated Band Heater does not.   A New Kind of Band Heater Our primary motivation for […]

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The Powerblanket® RR-80 Barrel Heater: Product Spotlight

Whether you need to maintain temperature for chemicals, food product, paint and other coatings, water, or any other temperature sensitive material, Powerblanket Barrel Heaters are the ideal solution. What’s more, if you need to keep a liquid or other solution just above room temperature, our RR-80 Barrel Heater is just the thing you need.   […]

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Heating and Hazardous Locations

Working in hazardous locations means you have to exercise serious caution regarding procedure, protocol, and equipment usage. What’s more, heating in hazardous locations takes all the more care and detail to make certain you aren’t adding fuel to a potential fire. This is why Powerblanket offers products certified to national safety standards.   Class I […]

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The Vulnerability of Drums and Barrels

Let’s face it; drums, barrels, and other similar canisters or storage units are as versatile as Tupperware®. You can store all kinds of products in them. But there’s another fact about them that’s also worth mentioning; drums and barrels are pretty vulnerable when it comes to temperature maintenance.   Barrels, Drums, and Cold Weather Most […]

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Insulated Band Heaters vs. Traditional Band Heaters

If you’ve dealt with traditional band heaters, then perhaps you have some reservations regarding the usefulness, efficiency, and safety of such a solution. If you’ve never heard of insulated band heaters, then you’re in for a treat. Here we compare the two to see who comes out on top.   Insulated Band Heaters vs Traditional Band […]

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Powerblanket Receives Manufacturer of the Year Award from UMA

If you haven’t seen this headline somewhere else on the web by now, we’re happy to tell you all about it here. Utah Manufacturers Association recently awarded Powerblanket something we’re pretty happy about. Read on to learn more about the UMA Manufacturer of the Year Award.   UMA and Manufacturer of the Year Utah Manufacturers […]

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Product Spotlight: The Powerblanket 400 Insulated Band Heater

Remember the recent blog post on the new Powerblanket 400 series? Well, whether you read that post or not, it’s time to highlight a specific product offering from that family: the Powerblanket 400 band heater. And yes, it’s a hot item.   Powerblanket’s Approach to Band Heaters If you’ve read much about our technology, especially […]

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The Dairy Industry: Left Out in the Cold

Anyone who works in the dairy industry knows that cold weather isn’t on your side. You have vital assets that need protection from freezing temperatures, and traditional methods of warming and heating are inadequate and costly. That’s why Powerblanket works to provide the dairy industry with innovative, customized heating solutions that are easy to use […]

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