Powerblanket Receives the AME Award

Powerblanket Receives The Association for Manufacturing Excellence Award The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) today announced four recipients of the AME 2017 Excellence Award. The AME Excellence Award primarily recognizes North American manufacturing plants that have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing and business. The award acknowledges continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation. Recognized among those […]

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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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Concrete Curing Temperature Makes a Difference

How Warm Does it Have To Be To Pour Concrete? 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 […]

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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 Cooling Systems from Powerblanket

PROCESS COOLING SYSTEMS Process cooling systems provide solutions where cooling is required at a specific location in manufacturing or some other process.  Taking a product, system, or liquid from a starting temperature to a lower temperature is the purpose behind process cooling systems. PROCESS COOLING METHOD Heat exchangers transfer heat between a solid object and […]

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Process Cooling: Turning Down the Heat

Powerblanket has a process cooling solution for you unexpected heat issues:  Powerblanket ICE. PROCESS COOLING SOLUTIONS FROM POWERBLANKET Unexpected temperature changes were not on your list of things to deal with when you installed your state-of-the-art system a few years/months/weeks ago.  A large portion of money went into that equipment and now you are sitting […]

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Biomed Cooling Solutions From Powerblanket®

Temperature control in the biomed sector is not a convenience; it’s absolutely imperative. Whether we’re talking about keeping pharmaceuticals preserved, or we’re on the subject of maintaining the proper temperature for equipment, all of it is most important—for matters of safety and operational efficiency. However, even though biomed cooling solutions are so necessary, most of […]

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