Aerogel Academy

Resiliency, Steam Distribution Networks, and Pyrogel

Posted by Andrea Giles on March 29, 2017

It seems fitting that we're exhibiting at NACE Corrosion 2017 in New Orleans, a city that's faced so many challenges due to water—one of the key ingredients to the corrosion process.  While corrosion and the prevention of it will be a major topic at the show, we'll also be focused on resiliency and using Pyrogel aerogel blanket insulation to "keep it dry." 

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Topics: Weather, Wet Insulation, District Energy, Steam Distribution

Pyrogel on the High Seas

Posted by Andrea Giles on January 31, 2017

Let's start with two questions:

  1. What's the highest wind speed recorded in the North Sea?
  2. And how is Pyrogel® aerogel insulation related to that figure?  
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Topics: Weather, Topside Advantages, Offshore Platforms, Simplifed Logistics

How Does Weather Affect Your Turnaround Schedule?

Posted by Andrea Giles on January 31, 2017

Turnarounds and other maintenance events, both big and small, take lots of planning and preparation. It's an orchestrated event filled with charts, schedules, people, and milestones. So what happens when Mother Nature decides to stir things up with inclement weather?

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Topics: Turnarounds, Weather, Wet Insulation

Staying Warm, Staying Fit with the Help of Aerogel Insulated Apparel

Posted by Andrea Giles on January 31, 2017

Just because it's winter doesn't mean your fitness routine goes into hibernation. 

For many of you, a bike ride or other outdoor activity is still part of your fitness plan. Frost, snow, or cold temperatures aren't going to keep you indoors. However, you also know how important staying warm is—not only to your comfort, but to your fitness goals.  

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Topics: Weather, Apparel, Aerogel Insulation

About This Blog
If you ever wanted to know more about aerogels and the important role they play in our world, this is the blog for you. We’ll shed light on these remarkable materials, starting with our breakthrough innovations in silica aerogel blanket insulations. Join us as we venture into a world where aerogels made from a variety of materials play critical roles in energy storage, natural resource preservation, and more. Welcome to our Aerogel Technology Platform. Welcome to Aspen Aerogels.

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