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Panel Insulation System

Insulation minimizes heat gain and reduces the load on the chillers or heaters to maintain consistent operating temperatures. Insulation of storage tanks reduces costs, regulates temperatures, and also minimizes condensation issues caused by extreme temperature changes.

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ENERGY TANK INSULATION

RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation System offers custom insulation solutions for all tanks in the Energy Industry reducing power consumption by regulating the temperatures in the tank.

DL icons-10RIDGLOK® VERTICAL STANDING SEAM PANEL INSULATION SYSTEM custom manufactured at our Reed, Kentucky plant with a variety of insulation and metal options to serve engineer specifications.    RIDGLOK® tank insulation systems are engineered to be energy efficient, durable, and cost effective for both hot and cold tank storage applications.  There is MINIMAL DOWN TIME as RIDGLOK® Vertical Standing Seam Panel Insulation can be installed without taking the tank out of service.

Insulation Type R-Value Per Inch Operating Temp % Moisture Absorbency Flame Spread
POLYISOCYANURATE 6 - 40°F to 250°F <1% 25 or <75
MINERAL WOOL BOARD 4.17 0° to 1200°F >20% 25
FIBERGLASS BOARD 4.35 0°F to 450°F >20% 25
CELLULAR GLASS BLOCK 3.45 - 450°F to 900°F 0% 0
PYROGEL XT 2.14@10mm (575°F) -40°F to 1200°F 0% 0
CRYOGEL Z 3.69@10mm (-200°F) -460°F to 257°F 0% <25
         
Metal Type Thickness Grade Paint Options  
ALUMINUM (STUCCO EMBOSSED)
0.024” - O.032” 3105 H14 Standard & Custom Colors  
PAINTED STEEL (SMOOTH FINISH)
24-29 GUAGE GRADE 50 22 Standard Colors  
STAINLESS STEEL (SMOOTH OR STUCCO EMBOSSED) 0.016” - 0.020” 304 2B No  

Process control:   Why choose RIDGLOK® VERTICAL STANDING SEAM PANEL INSULATION SYSTEM for your tank?  
      o     IMPROVES Process Control and Efficiency
      o     PROVIDES Freeze Protection
      o     PREVENTS Energy Waste - LOWERS FUEL COSTS
      o     REDUCES Heat Loss for Process Control
      o     REDUCES Energy Consumption and Emissions
      o     REDUCES Routine Maintenance Compared to Conventional Insulation
      o     REDUCES BTU Consumption
      o     REDUCES Carbon Footprint Contributing to a Cleaner Environment

VERSATILITY:  RIDGLOK® Panel Insulation Systems can be installed WHILE TANK REMAINS IN SERVICE to all types of tanks. RIDGLOK® attachment connections are internal of the insulation system, providing protection from weather elements to ensure longevity, making the RIDGLOK® Panel Insulation System far superior to conventional systems.

APPLICATIONS: Thermal energy storage tanks, anaerobic digester tanks, waste water and power plant storage tanks

RIDGLOK® REDUCES tank external temperatures for “safe-touch” personnel safety.

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SATISFIED CUSTOMERS INCLUDE:  Geo Thermal Power Plants, Bio Solids Plants, Fog Energy Plants, University of Illinois Thermal Energy Tanks, Cryogenic Energy Plants.

THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE (TES) TANKS:  Chilled water is produced during periods of off-peak electrical demand when rates are lower, and the water is collected in a thermal energy storage (TES) tank.  The chilled water is then withdrawn and distributed throughout the facility during peak demand hours.  This process lowers energy costs by reducing the power consumption.  Insulating the TES tank further increases energy savings by retaining the chilled temperatures within the tank.

ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS: Organic waste such as animal manure is collected and put in an air tight digester tank. Various types of bacteria are added, and the decomposition of the matter begins. Process temperatures affect the rate of digestion and need to be regulated in order to maintain the correct temperature. Insulation helps regulate the temperatures within the tank, along with heaters. Anaerobic digestion is used as a source or renewable energy.

COST EFFECTIVE - LOW MAINTENANCE

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