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Published 09 Feb 2017
T&D are Main UK Distributor and Stockist for Thermon industrial and hazardous area heat tracing cables, systems and products. Since 1954 Thermon have become the only international heat tracing company whom are exclusively dedicated to the industry. T&D in partnership with Thermon are able to supply heat tracing cables and...
Published 02 Feb 2017
By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 5 minutes Winter wreaks havoc and inflicts damage to process plant equipment, pipework and vessels every year if an adequate preventative maintenance plan is not in place – it is not unreasonable to expect freezing temperatures, wind chills and seasonally cold weather...
Published 02 Nov 2016
By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 9 minutes What Is Heat Tracing? Heat tracing is the application of a controlled amount of electric surface heating to pipework, tanks, valves or process equipment to either maintain its temperature (by replacing heat lost through insulation, also referred to as frost protection)...
Published 24 Oct 2016
By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 5 minutes Effective and thorough preparation for winter can prevent freezing pipes and damage to plant that would be financially costly and result in lost production – in previous Heat Tracing Blogs we have discussed the application of heat trace cables to...
Published 24 Oct 2016
By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 5 minutes Are You Ready For The Winter Freeze? “Failure to prepare is preparing to fail”. This old saying applies when it comes to plant and site winter preparations. Throughout the winter months when temperatures drop to sub-zero levels water pipes if...