duratherm heat transfer fluids

Tips & How-To's

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 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.

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Sludge Series Part I: What Causes Sludge in Your System?

Sludge can be costly, but it's also preventable. In Part 1 of this 3-part series we'll guide you through the important first step: understanding what causes it.

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Sludge Series Part II: How to Avoid Sludge in Your System

The last thing you want is a system plugged up with sludge. In Part 2 of this 3-part series, we’ll outline some time-tested methods that keep that black stuff at bay.

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Sludge Series Part III: How to Clean Sludge Out of Your System

Is your heat transfer system fouled up with sludge? In the final installment of this 3-part series, we’ll tell you how to size up the severity of the problem and get back up and running.

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Looking for Trouble? Just Add Water

Whether it comes from a leaky heat exchanger, accidental contamination or even simple condensation, a few ounces of water is enough to cause you lots of pain.

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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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