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Case studies provide information about projects across the different markets that Advanced Insulation products and systems can be applied.

Twinwoods significantly reduces boiler maintenance time and cost with ContraFlex® jackets

Twinwoods significantly reduces boiler maintenance time and cost with ContraFlex® jackets The challenge The biomass boilers used by Twinwoods Heat and Power undergo maintenance works every 12 – 18 months. Downtime for this work needs to be minimised because it impacts profitability. Any maintenance work is complicated by the insulation on the [...]

Two ContraFlex® products combined to provide effective solution offshore Malaysia

Two ContraFlex® products combined to provide effective solution offshore Malaysia The challenge Samsung Heavy Industries provided a unique challenge for Advanced Insulation Korea (AIK), requiring cold conservation jackets in combination with Passive Fire Protection (PFP) for jet fire scenarios up to 15 minutes. Located offshore near Malaysia, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) [...]

ContraFlex® delivers efficient retrofit for existing insulation at production facility

ContraFlex® delivers efficient retrofit for existing insulation at production facility The challenge Located in Stratford upon Avon, Yelo, a production facility for rapeseed oil, needed to replace their insulation on boiler doors, with the boilers currently operating between 60°C - 70°C. They were looking for insulation which would provide high [...]

Manuplas® supply high performance installation buoys to Brazilian oil company

Manuplas® supply high performance installation buoys to Brazilian oil company The challenge Located offshore Brazil, an oil company needed an installation buoyancy solution in a range of sizes and operational depths in a very short time frame.   The project also required that the buoyancy modules were easy to install and [...]

Manuplas® supply bespoke five-piece sprayed bow fender system

Manuplas® supply bespoke five-piece sprayed bow fender system The challenge Our customer, based in Singapore, contacted us when they needed a bow fender solution for one of their oil and gas crew boats delivered and fitted in a very short timeframe. In addition to the short timeframe, the solution had [...]

ContraFlex® solves cold climate challenge at Fort Hills

ContraFlex® solves cold climate challenge at Fort Hills The challenge Korean EPC contractor SK Engineering and Construction needed a Passive Fire Protection (PFP) solution to protect operating equipment including pipelines and valves at Fort Hills oil sand mine. Fort Hills is an open pit mine capable of sustaining a production [...]

ContraFlex® Delivers Cost-effective PFP Jacket Solution at FPSO Facility

ContraFlex® Delivers Cost-effective PFP Jacket Solution at FPSO Facility The challenge Working to a tight schedule, our ContraFlex® team were asked to provide a solution to protect equipment in the event of a fire at a FPSO facility located offshore Malaysia. Due to confined working conditions with limited people on [...]

How OEM customers can benefit from using ContraFlex®

How OEM customers can benefit from using ContraFlex® Global engineering companies work with their customers to provide equipment that can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of their plant operations. The equipment supplied might reduce the amount of energy used in the application or it might give the operator more control over [...]

Ice Arena Wales achieves significant cost savings using ContraFlex®

Ice Arena Wales achieves significant cost savings using ContraFlex® The challenge Maintaining the environment inside Ice Arena Wales (64,500 square feet) requires state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to operate smoothly and effectively. Over 90% of the pipework used in the HVAC systems are situated externally which requires [...]

EDF Turbine Fleet Insulation Jackets

EDF Turbine Fleet Insulation Jackets ContraFlex® high temperature insulation jackets deliver ease of maintenance for critical equipment more efficiently than conventional methods. Turbines use “superheated steam” (steam that’s hotter than its vaporisation or boiling point at the absolute pressure where temperature is measured) which may cause health and safety risks [...]