cold storage tanks

The Benefits of Tank Insulation

Industrial tank insulation has been found to be a highly effective product in the control of temperature and pressure within an industrial facility. Because these types of tanks are often found in areas that experience temperatures between twenty and eighty degrees Fahrenheit most of the time, industrial tank insulation can help protect the equipment and machinery located in these environments from damage due to excessive heat or cold. There are two main types of insulation for tanks in an industry: mechanical and thermally insulated. 

The materials that are used in the production of tank insulation come in a wide array of colors, sizes, shapes, and forms. Tank coatings offer the protection needed to prevent the spread of mold and mildew throughout a tank. These coatings are also commonly used as an additional layer of insulation to protect the metal from external elements such as cold winter weather.

As you can see, the benefits of tank insulation are many. It protects your tanks from extreme temperatures, keeps the surface of the tank clean, reduces the risk of corrosion that can occur when exposed to varying temperatures, and most importantly it prevents thermal energy from escaping and accumulating. Thermal energy is what makes heat pass through the tank, so a barrier such as tank insulation helps to prevent heat from escaping and causing damage to your tank.