Tip's & How-Tos

Occasionally, you may have questions about how to select a heat transfer fluid, what to look for when purchasing and maintaining your heat transfer system, troubleshooting and more. Our Tips & How-To's section is your source for all sorts of useful information.

Leaky System? Simple Steps Help Seal the Deal

If you've invested in a quality heat transfer fluid the last thing you want to deal with are system leaks. We take a look at common causes and how to deal with them.

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Thermal Fluids and Material Compatibility

To ensure your heat transfer system runs smoothly, it’s components have to be made of materials compatible with your thermal fluid.

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Insulation for Heat Transfer Systems

Choosing proper insulation is an important step in the design of a thermal fluid system. The wrong choice here can have serious safety implications.

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Expansion Tanks: How Big Should They Be?

Expansion tanks do just as their name suggests – they give that expanded fluid a place to go. But how do you determine the correct size for the tank?

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Watts Robbing Your Service Life?

Is your electric heater's watt density causing your system more harm than good? Watt density can have a serious impact on the life of your fluid, so it’s important to understand what it is and how to make sure your system is working within acceptable limits.

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Fluid Phraseology

Ever wonder what all those terms on our data sheets mean and how they relate to heat transfer fluids?

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Filter and Strainer Selection: A Basic Overview

Often overlooked, strainers and filters keep harmful debris out of your system, protect sensitive equipment and even improve the performance of your heat transfer fluid.

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Choosing the Proper Pump for Your Heat Transfer System

Your pump has a huge influence over your heat transfer system. So what do you need to know when choosing one?

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Custom Fluids: When Off-The-Shelf Won’t Do

Having a hard time finding the right thermal fluid for your application? Having an even harder time finding a company willing to listen and invest the time to help?

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Do You Need to Clean Your System?

If a system is improperly started or shut down or allowed to overheat it may require some degree of cleaning.

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