October 25, 2019

Next to freeze-ups, corrosion is potentially one of the most severe threats faced by water-based HVAC systems. Even under moderate conditions, corrosion can strip away critical layers of metal from system components and eventually foul your chiller coils.

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October 1, 2019

These cheap fillers are referred to as “extending agents,” and are added to sealants in order to lower manufacturing costs. This practice undermines the effectiveness of the product, as extending agents start to evaporate as soon as you begin to dispense the sealant.

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September 27, 2019

We’re proud to offer Dow Glazing Sealant, a professional quality sealant specifically formulated to meet your glazing needs, including the following applications:

  • General glazing applications, backlight replacement, and skylight installations

  • Repairing weather-...

September 24, 2019

Cheaper isn’t always better, especially when it comes to safety. Skimping out when it comes to heat transfer fluid can have some pretty bad consequences. A bargain heat transfer fluid can lead to higher maintenance, repair, and downtime costs over the course of your sy...

August 29, 2019

Pure water freezes at 32° F, but a 60% solution of DOWFROST propylene glycol pushes the freezing point down to -60° F. While the freezing point of pure glycol is only -39° F, the synergy between glycol and water results in a much lower freezing point. This is very impo...

August 7, 2019

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which operates 6,200 retail locations worldwide, has launched an internal green initiative designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% in seven years, while trimming energy use by 30%, reducing solid waste and increasing truck-fleet fuel e...

July 18, 2019

Many questions have been raised about the recommended minimum glycol concentration of 25-30%, as stated in Dow’s product literature. For Example, if a system only requires freeze protection to 20 degrees F (7 degrees C) and this can be achieved with 18-20% glycol, why...

July 17, 2019

Learn how to make rapid prototyping molds with Silastic mold making material on the latest episode of Lentus Lab.