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Why is Electric Heat Tracing so Important During Winter?

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Dec 13, 2018 3:30:00 PM

Proper process temperature heating is important at all times of the year but especially during the winter. The extreme nature of the season can have lasting effects on equipment and the ability to withstand these harsh elements is necessary to ensure processes and operations in a variety of fields stay in motion.

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Topics: Industrial Applications, Plant Protection, Winter Performance, Winter Preparation, Electric Heat Tracing

Understanding nVent RAYCHEM Specialized Applications

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Dec 4, 2018 1:07:14 PM

While we’ve covered the importance of roof and gutter de-icing systems for roofs and gutters, there are other elements of commercial and residential structures that also require winterization.

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Topics: Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Winterization, Winter Preparation

Using Software to Ensure Winter Protection for your Building

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Nov 28, 2018 1:30:00 PM

When it comes to protecting your building against winter weather, it’s important to work with tools that simplify your project while helping you stay on budget.

Let’s look at some helpful design tools from nVent RAYCHEM that can help with winterization at your building this year.

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Topics: Winterization, Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Pipe Freeze Protection, Winter Preparation

How Do Concealed Roof De-Icing Systems Work?

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Nov 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Icicles and ice dams can be both hazardous and costly to roofs during winter months. While there are various different techniques to de-ice roofs during heavy snow and ice conditions, concealed system are often a more effective choice.

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Topics: Winter Preparation, Commercial Applications, Roof & Gutter De-Icing

Using Software to Ensure Winter Protection at Your Industrial Facility

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Nov 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to protecting your industrial facility against winter weather, it’s valuable to have tools at your disposal that help make the process easier.

Let’s take a look at some helpful design tools from nVent RAYCHEM that can help with winterization at your facility this year.

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Topics: Winterization, Electric Heat Tracing, Winter Preparation

Roof De-Icing Solutions to Prevent Icicles and Ice Dams

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Nov 6, 2018 10:30:00 AM

One of the main safety concerns when it comes to winter weather systems is the buildup of snow and ice on roofs. When icicles grow large and have a long way to fall, they can cause serious injury and even death. And, only two feet of snow buildup on a roof can cause enough stress for the entire structure to collapse.

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Topics: Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Winter Safety, Commercial Applications, Winter Preparation

Three Solutions to Make a Building Winter Safe

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Oct 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

As another winter season approaches, it’s important to analyze your home or business for prevention and protection against the changing weather. According to Disaster Safety, it only takes two feet of snow to put enough stress on a roof for collapse. In addition, one inch of ice on a roof can equal one foot of snow.

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Topics: Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Pipe Freeze Protection, Winter Preparation

Winterization Techniques for Offshore and Marine Environments

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Mar 15, 2018 12:58:53 PM

We usually start thinking about freeze protection measures as the cold temperatures of winter get closer. However, others don’t think worry this until it’s too late, and they have to cope with a frozen or damaged water line. People that work in regions where extreme weather conditions are the norm, can’t leave proper preparation up to chance. They make sure that their personnel and equipment is protected at all times and year-round. 

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Topics: Marine Environment, Offshore Environment, Winterization, Surface Snow Melting, Electric Heat Tracing, Winter Safety, Winter Preparation, Winter Performance

Protecting Buildings from Snow and Ice

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Feb 14, 2018 9:46:42 AM

How do you protect your building? The best protection is prevention. Heavy snow and the pattern of repeated freezing and thawing can create ice dams that destroy roofs, gutters, and downspouts and allow water to leak through interior walls and damage possessions. According to ASHRAE: “90% of all building failures in the United States are related to moisture.”

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Topics: Residential Applications, Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Surface Snow Melting, Winter Safety, Winter Preparation, Electric Heat Tracing

Avoid Winter Emergencies Through Protection and Prevention

Posted by Raychem Winter Expert on Jan 11, 2018 1:20:29 PM

Recent occurrences of harsh snowstorms and extreme temperatures are taking their toll on North America with more projected to come. Whether its icicles falling and harming those below, burst water pipes, or general building damage, people are experiencing the effects of bitter cold, snow and ice in daily life. 

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Topics: Residential Applications, Roof & Gutter De-Icing, Surface Snow Melting, Pipe Freeze Protection, Winter Safety, Commercial Applications, Winter Preparation

The nVent RAYCHEM Love Winter Blog

Winter is a time to enjoy, not to fear the hardships it sometimes brings. In this blog, our Raychem Winter Experts share knowledge and tips on how to take the stress out of the colder days of the year. We specialize in keeping:

  • processes and operations running smoothly in industrial environments
  • buildings, infrastructure and the people using them safe from harm in commercial and residential environments.

No matter how extreme the weather conditions, Raychem winter solutions offer the best insurance for your processes and property against snow and ice-related emergencies.

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