Personal Safety: Consider Thermal Insulative Coatings

Bruce Toews from Sherwin-Williams shares how an alternative to insulation and cladding can offer significant advantages.

Plant safety is always a top priority and protecting personnel from exposure to hot surfaces ranks highly on the safety measures list. Two main options for insulating hot surfaces for burn protection exist – covering surfaces with insulation or applying thermal insulative coatings. Bruce Toews, Sherwin-Williams Global Market Director for Oil & Gas, explains the key differences between the two, and provides insight into mitigating corrosion under insulation (CUI). Find out which solution is right your plant.

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