Snow, rain, sleet, or hail—the railroad stops for almost nothing. Freezing temperatures, slowed operations and malfunctioning equipment can’t be allowed. Powerblanket produces solutions designed to assist railroad companies in protecting their resources and ensuring operational continuity. With Powerblanket patented technology, railroad businesses can apply even and energy-efficient heat to whatever needs to be protected against dropping temperatures.
Powerblanket offers railroad heating solutions for:
signal and communication equipment, propane tanks, temperature-sensitive lubricants and fluids, maintenance of way, general construction, wayside detector systems, scanners, hot box (HBD) and dragging equipment detectors(DED), railcar heating, snow and ice melting, sustainable operations and much more!
POWERBLANKET RAILROAD SOLUTIONS
Protect Critical Materials
Targeted and distributed heat eliminates hot and cold spots
Maintain critical temperatures required to keep operations and processes running smoothly
SAVE TIME, MONEY, AND LABOR COSTS
Protect expensive equipment and products from the damaging effects of freezing temperatures
Quickly and effortlessly install the portable design
Certified for C1D2 hazardous locations
PROPANE TANK HEATING
FOR RAILROAD GENERATORS
A large US railroad company that uses Powerblanket heaters is able to keep snow off the tracks by applying the Powerblanket gas cylinder warmers to their 1000 lb propane tanks which power their generators along the railway system. Before using the Powerblanket heaters, the cold temperatures kept the propane from vaporizing, which meant there was not enough pressure in the tank to run the generators.
MOBILE GREASE TANK HEATERS
FOR UNION PACIFIC
When Union Pacific Railroad had freezing issues with their truck-mounted, mobile grease tanks, they turned to Powerblanket for a solution. Powerblanket created a custom heater to wrap and protect the grease tanks on the service trucks, keeping their equipment working even in the coldest Wyoming weather.
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