Feb. 1, 2015 New Hire: Raj Patel Mechanical Technical Sales

Mechanical - Raj PatelFebruary 1, 2015
New Hire: Raj Patel – Technical Sales – Mechanical Products

ENNIS, TX – Patrick Dunn, vice president of Polyguard Products’ Mechanical Division, announced today the addition of Raj Patel to the company as a technical sales manager.

Raj comes to Polyguard with 30 years of experience with Dow Chemical in hydrocarbons, plastic and chemical sales. He spent the last 20 years in the building industry, including the fabrication industry for cold and chilled process applications. Raj also has experience with oil and gas explorations and production experience with BP, Exxon Mobil and Chemical, and petroleum plant design with Fluor engineers. Mechanical – Raj Patel New Hire 2-1-15

Dec. 2014 – Insulation Outlook – “Corrosion Under Insulation: Differences In Gel Technologies” by Nate Brink

Insulation Outlook Cover 12-14December, 2014
Insulation Outlook Publication
“Corrosion Under Insulation: Differences In Gel Technology” by: Nate Brink

Corrosion under insulation (CUI) of steel operating equipment and piping is a significant issue in the ammonia refrigeration, chilled water, chemical, and petroleum industries. A systems approach to CUI includes the correct material selection and design of the jacketing, insulation, and coating. This approach will help prevent CUI, but many corrosion engineers would agree that electrolytes will eventually find their way into even the best system. Selecting the right coating is extremely important, as the CUI coating is the last line of defense for keeping the electrolyte from the metal surface, which would cause corrosion.  [Read More…]