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Sigma Thermal to Attend the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC)

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Sigma Thermal will be attending the upcoming ADIPEC 2015 event, which takes place from Nov. 9-12. The conference gathers 2,000 industry leaders exhibiting across 23 national pavilions, and over 80,000 attendees are expected. The theme of this year’s show is Innovation & Sustainability in a New Energy World. With crude oil prices at rock-bottom levels, petroleum […]


Sigma Thermal to Exhibit at the International LNG in BC Conference

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From October 14-16, leaders from government and industry will meet in Vancouver for the third annual International LNG in BC Conference. This year the theme is Clean Energy. Reliable Partner. The Conference proceedings will focus on matters relating to investment, innovation, and partnerships in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. British Columbia’s LNG industry is […]


The Importance of Effective Heating for Natural Gas Purification in Amine Plants

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We are in the midst of a U.S. shale revolution: advancements in shale oil and gas extraction techniques have led to greater natural gas production levels and a renewed demand for natural gas in industrial and power applications. Because of the increased level of competition in the industry, process efficiency is paramount. Bringing natural gas […]


Why You Should Stock Spare Parts for Your Heating System

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Industrial facilities rely on a variety of equipment to support their vital processes. Factors such as increases in customer demand and exceptionally harsh applications can be taxing on the equipment, causing equipment malfunction or failure that takes production off-line.  For this reason it is imperative for facilities to keep the most crucial spare parts on-hand, […]


Join Sigma Thermal at the Upcoming Ligna Event

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The biennial Ligna event, widely considered as the world’s premier woodworking trade fair, is returning to Hannover, Germany. Set against the backdrop of the state capital of Lower Saxony, Ligna 2015 will be a platform for an array of machinery concepts and technological advancements in tooling. The event takes place from May 11 to May […]


Retrofitting with Sigma Thermal: Two Case Studies

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Retrofitting equipment can be a frustrating process if not planned and executed properly. Sigma Thermal has worked on a variety of retrofitting projects, including heater coil replacements, heater modifications, custom thermal system solutions and much more. To learn how Sigma Thermal can help you with your equipment, read on. Case Study 1: Replacement and Repair of Thermal […]


Fire Safety and Thermal Fluid Heating Systems

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Fire safety is an ever-present concern for operators of thermal oil heating systems. To understand the scope of the problem, let’s review the salient facts. First and foremost, this is a relatively rare and well-understood threat to users of thermal oil heating systems. Plant owners and operators have been dealing with fire prevention issues for […]


Combustion Control System Upgrades to Meet Air Quality Standards & Save Money

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Stringent air quality standards have been imposed on the installation of new fossil-fuel burning equipment, as well as with measures imposed on industrial manufacturers and facilities to reduce existing emission rates. These trends suggest that there is an obligation on management to intensify efforts to reduce energy-related expenses as well as potentially hazardous emissions from fossil […]


Save Money with Waste Heat Recovery Systems

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Why implement a waste heat recovery system into your application? With natural gas prices currently trending at historical lows there is no question that the potential payback from waste heat recovery projects has fallen considerably.  That being said, solid economic justification still exists for many simple thermal efficiency improvements. Do you have an exhaust stack […]


The Benefits of Sustainable Manufacturing

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Sustainability in manufacturing, as defined by the National Council for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM), can be looked at in two ways: meeting the needs of the present without compromising future generations’ ability to meet their own needs; and the creation of products using non-polluting, energy-conserving processes, that are safe for people and the environment. Either way it is […]