Did you know there are many options to consider when selecting thermal fluids?

  1. Temperature is Everything – match your bulk temperature but also consider film temperature, heater type
  2. Controlling Oxidation – high temperature air exposure can destroy the wrong fluid quickly
  3. Maximizing Fluid Life – short-term or long-term use – invest wisely
  4. Availability is Critical – thermal fluids are often critical to production – how long can you wait for your thermal fluid to ship?
  5. Reliable Service & Support – thermal fluids are maintenance-intensive, but can your vendor help you if there are problem

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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.

Duratherm Recommended Sampling Procedures and Intervals

Duratherm fluids are engineered to have a long service life and as a value-added service to you, our customers, we offer a complimentary, free-of-charge analysis program to ensure your investment is protected and your fluid life is optimized for your application.


Preparation and Startup of New Systems

This document is offered as a general guideline to starting a new or freshly filled system. Please follow proper safety procedures and consult your system manufacturer for specifics on your system and what steps need to be taken to ensure a smooth and safe startup.


Proper Fluid Maintenance and Change-Out Procedures

With literally thousands of uses for heat transfer fluids, it is nearly impossible for any heat transfer fluid manufacturer to recommend an exact oil change interval or maintenance schedule.


System Cleaners: Which One is Right for You?

Ideally you never need to clean your heat transfer system but should that time come it’s good to know you have options.


Used Fluid and Drum Disposal

No matter which type of thermal fluid you use, you’ll have to replace it eventually. Here's a quick rundown of your options for disposal and recycling.


What’s the Difference Between a Flush and a System Cleaner?

We’re often asked for a flushing fluid when what’s really needed is a system cleaner. So what’s the difference?


Fluid Maintenance: Large Systems

Routine fluid analysis is an essential maintenance tool for any heat transfer system. In this post we offer some basic tips to help keep your large system running smoothly.


Fluid Maintenance: Small Systems

Some basic maintenance tips to help keep your small heat transfer system running smoothly.


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.


Duratherm Fluid Analysis: the Best Just Got Better

Duratherm has always offered one of the most thorough fluid analyses in the industry. Now we've added some new features that make the service even more useful - and still free of charge.