October 11, 2022 | Mark Paradies

Is Your Equipment Ready for Winter? (Heat Tracing)


Time to Heat Trace Your Equipment

Heat Tracing
Heat Tracing Pipes to Prevent Freezing

In Knoxville, it’s a beautiful Fall day, and I normally would not be thinking about heat tracing. After all, in Tennessee, we still have vegetables to harvest in the garden. But winter will be here soon. And where you are, it may be winter already. You may be way down south and think that winter is just a northern experience. But don’t forget the disaster in Texas last year.

HERE is an article about heat tracing your pipes from Chemical Engineering World.

And here is a video from the CSB about preparing for subfreezing weather…

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