Library

The Paratherm Library is an essential resource for engineers and process professionals. Our informative and educational collection of resources, training materials and user guides provides insight on specific topics. Current articles, webinars and instructional videos cover all facets of heat transfer fluids and their management.

Webinars

Thermal Fluid Performance: The Benefits of Annual Analysis Testing (Podcast)

Articles

Meet the Heat

Newsletters

The Loop 2022

Webinars

The Ideal Thermal Fluid User

News

Bolstering Fire Safety

Videos

Gas Processing – Heat Transfer Fluids

Webinars

The Thermal Fluid Experience

Videos

Fluid Analysis — A Preventive Maintenance Tool

Webinars

Navigating the 7 Thermal Fluid C’s

Videos

Paratherm Heat Transfer Fluids

Webinars

The Effects of Fluid Flow Dynamics on Thermal Fluid Performance

Webinars

Sustaining Thermal Fluid Performance

News

Learn how Routine Fluid Analysis Can Extend the life of your system

Safety Information

Water in Thermal Oil Systems

Safety Information

Comparison: Thermal Fluid vs. Steam

Safety Information

Significance of Flash And Fire Points in Heat Transfer Fluids

Safety Information

Minimizing Fire Potential in Thermal-Oil Heat Transfer Systems

Fluid Certifications

US Coast Guard Paratherm— Paratherm HE

Fluid Certifications

Orthodox Union (Kosher)— Paratherm NF

Fluid Certifications

MAF – New Zealand— Paratherm NF

Fluid Certifications

CFIA (Canada)— Paratherm NF

Fluid Certifications

NSF — Paratherm LR

Fluid Certifications

NSF — Paratherm MR

Fluid Certifications

NSF — Paratherm HE

Fluid Certifications

NSF — Paratherm NF

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ AC System Cleaner SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ SC System Cleaner SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ LC System Cleaner SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ EC System Cleaner SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ CR Ultra-Cold Cryogenic Transfer Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ LR Low-Temperature Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ MR Mid-Temperature-Range Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ OR High-Temperature, Oxidation-Resistant Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ HE High-Temperature, High Flash Point Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ GLT Low-Temp Start-up, Synthetic/Aromatic Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ GP Enhanced Thermal Stability SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ NF High-Temperature, Non-Fouling Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ HT Hydrogen Terphenyl Heat Transfer Fluid SDS

Safety Data Sheets

Paratherm™ HR High-Temperature, Synthetic/Aromatic Fluid SDS

Newsletters

The Loop 2021

Whitepapers

HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT THERMAL FLUID SYSTEM PROBLEMS

Whitepapers

THERMAL FLUID VS. STEAM

Whitepapers

SLUDGE – HOW TO PREVENT IT

Whitepapers

RECOMMENDED HIGH TEMPERATURE SYSTEM COMPONENTS & SUPPLIERS

Whitepapers

PARATHERM NF HEAT TRANSFER FLUIDS

Whitepapers

PARATHERM HE VS. SYNTHETIC HEAT TRANSFER FLUIDS

Whitepapers

FLUID DEGRADATION CAUSES AND CURES

Whitepapers

FLASH AND FIRE IN HOT OIL SYSTEMS

Whitepapers

CLEANING, FLUSHING, DRAINING AND CHARGING YOUR THERMAL OIL SYSTEM

Whitepapers

MINIMIZING FIRE RISK IN THERMAL OIL HEAT TRANSFER SYSTEMS

Whitepapers

EXPANSION TANK BLANKETING SYSTEM

Whitepapers

ANALYZING YOUR FLUID

Whitepapers

THERMAL STABILITY AND MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RATINGS

Articles

THE PULSE OF THE BIODIESEL INDUSTRY

Articles

AVOID THERMAL DEGRADATION PROBLEMS

Articles

DON’T OVERLOOK MINERAL OILS

Articles

PREVENTING FIRES IN THERMAL OIL HEAT-TRANSFER SYSTEMS

Articles

LITTLE LEAKS CAN CAUSE BIG PROBLEMS

Articles

HOW TO BUILD A RELIABLE, PRACTICALLY LEAK-FREE THERMAL FLUID SYSTEM

Articles

THE ENERGY CHOICE: ELECTRIC OR FUEL

Articles

CHE.COM COVER STORY: MAINTAINING HEAT TRANSFER FLUID SYSTEMS

Articles

TROUBLESHOOTING HEAT TRANSFER SYSTEMS | CHEMICAL ENGINEERING MAGAZINE

Articles

LIQUID HEAT: THERMAL FLUID SYSTEMS IN GAS PROCESSING HYDROCARBON ENGINEERING

Articles

OVERHAULING A HOT-OIL SYSTEM | PROCESS HEATING MAGAZINE, JANUARY 2017

Articles

CREATING HOT-OIL HISTORY | ASPHALT CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE, MAY 2017

Articles

THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR SUCCESS | DECEMBER, 2019

Articles

DECISIONS, DECISIONS | JUNE, 2020

Articles

THE ADVANTAGES OF USING FOOD-GRADE THERMAL FLUID IN INDIRECTLY HEATED BAKING OVENS | SEPTEMBER, 2020

Articles

CONVENIENCE MEAL KITS PROCESSED USING HEAT TRANSFER FLUID | SEPTEMBER, 2020

Articles

THERMAL FLUIDS IN CHEMICAL, OIL AND GAS APPLICATIONS | OCTOBER, 2020

Articles

READY TO REPLACE? | DECEMBER, 2020

Articles

NO LONGER A MYSTERY TANKS & TERMINALS | SPRING, 2021

Tip Sheets

Proper System Startup

Tip Sheets

Proper System Shutdown

Tip Sheets

How To Turn Your Thermal Oil System into a Fire-Free Zone

Tip Sheets

Tuning Your System

Tip Sheets

Regular Fluid Analysis

Tip Sheets

How to Drain Charge, and Re-Start Thermal Oil Systems More Efficiently

Tip Sheets

Preventing Water in The System

Tip Sheets

Removing Water From The System

Tip Sheets

Detecting Water in The System

Tip Sheets

Detecting Thermal Fluid Leaks

Tip Sheets

Minimizing Thermal Fluid Leaks

Tip Sheets

Leakage and Combustion Issues

Tip Sheets

Fluid Analysis: When and How

Tip Sheets

Maximize Fluid Life 1: Film Temperature

Tip Sheets

Maximize Fluid Life 2: Oxidation

Tip Sheets

Maximize Fluid Life 3: Contamination

Tip Sheets

Fluid Properties Explained 1: Debunking Rhetoric

Tip Sheets

Fluid Properties Explained 2: Vapor Pressure

Tip Sheets

Fluid Properties Explained 3: Minimum Operating Temperature

Tip Sheets

Fluid Properties Explained 4: Maximum Fluid Temperature

Tip Sheets

Properties Explained 5: The Differences Between Lube Oils and Heat transfer fluids

Tip Sheets

Properties Explained 6: Thermal Oil Testing vs. Lube Oil Testing

Tip Sheets

Properties Explained 7: Color

Tip Sheets

Insulation 1: Preventing Insulation Fire Hazards

Tip Sheets

Insulation 2: Controlling Insulation Fire Hazard in Hot-Oil Heat Transfer Systems

Tip Sheets

Insulation 3: Minimize Insulation Fire Risk by Material Selection

Webinars

Thermal Fluid Hacks

Webinars

The Breakdown: Understanding Thermal Fluid Degradation

News

3 Key Strategies for Maximizing Performance of Heat Transfer Fluids

News

Ray Klim and Dave Ehrhardt Annoucement

News

The Breakdown: Understanding Thermal Fluid Degradation

News

Test Your Knowledge!

Newsletters

The Loop 2020

News

The Thermal Fluid Experience

News

Decisions, Decisions (downstream in the oil and gas sector)

News

Upper Merion Area Community Cupboard

News

Meal Kits

News

Navigating the new normal, social distancing and working remotely

News

In these uncertain times, Paratherm is proud to be providing tools and support to life saving companies

News

That Crunch Factor (Paratherm™ NF)

News

Heat Transfer Fluids – Gas Processing

Newsletters

The Loop 2019

News

Lubrizol Achieves Gold Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis

News

Cradles to Crayons

News

Earth Day (April 22nd) at Paratherm: Responsible Care at Paratherm – The Road to RC14001

News

Behind the Scenes on Super Sunday: Food for Thought

Newsletters

The Loop 2018

Newsletters

The Loop 2017

News

Fluid Flow Dynamics Webinar Now Available to Stream…Here!

News

Run a Thermal System, Run a Marathon

News

Paratherm Looks Toward Growth

News

Another Remarkable Year at Paratherm – Recapping 2016

News

Paratherm Introduces Newer, Sleeker, Easier to Use Website

Newsletters

The Loop 2016

News

How Will Children Grow Up to Be Manufacturing Professionals?

News

The Evolution of Asphalt Heating

News

A Stark Reminder of the Importance of Food Process Safety

News

PARATHERM AND THE NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH: VANGUARDS IN HEAT TRANSFER FLUIDS AND ROBUST HOT OIL SYSTEM DESIGN

News

New Year + New Location = Streamlined Operations

News

Housing Construction Expected to be Strong This Year

News

Settling in to the New Year

News

Ask the Professionals: Service and Maintenance of Thermal Fluid Systems

News

Earth Day and Our Efforts

News

Construction Today Features Paratherm

News

Perfect Paratherm Fit: New Business Director Ed Delate Aboard Team

News

Paratherm Turned up the Heat in 2015!

Newsletters

The Loop 2015

News

News Alert: Paratherm Welcomes New Sales Engineer Mike Digiacomo

News

What Makes Paratherm Different

News

New Paratherm™ HT Heat Transfer Fluid

News

Paratherm Extends Globally

News

Paratherm Recaps NISTM & ILTA 2015

News

Summer is System Maintenance Season

News

Air and Heat Transfer Fluids, Part 1

News

Air and Heat Transfer Fluids, Part II

News

Paratherm Heads South For Both ILTA & NISTM Conferences

News

IPPE 2015 Has Arrived!

News

March Madness: Two Exciting Upcoming Trade Shows

News

The Easy Way to Sell More Fluid

News

News Alert: Paratherm Welcomes New Sales Engineer Steve Beward

News

A Few Frequent Questions…With Answers

Newsletters

The Loop 2014

News

Did Our Harsh Winter Set Up A Boom In Summer Paving Projects?

News

Gas and Oil Processing Using a Thermal Fluid Heating System

News

Insulation — Specifically, how to prevent essentially non-combustible insulation materials from becoming a fire hazard (part 1)

News

Insulating Hot-Oil Systems, Part 2: Controlling Fire Hazard

News

Insulation, Part 3: Minimizing Fire Hazard Using Mixed Insulation Materials

News

Cleaning Your Heat Transfer Fluid System for Optimal Performance

News

Icing a Diamond

News

News Alert: Paratherm’s New Sales Engineer Jim Walzer

News

Successes of 2013 Move into 2014!

News

Sampling Part 2: Where and How

News

National Manufacturing Month

News

Sampling Part 1: Why

News

Product Spotlight: Paratherm NF® Food-Grade Heat Transfer Fluid

News

Proper Fire Prevention and Safety in Laundries

News

Heat Transfer Fluids: Who and What Are They For?

News

FAQs about Plastic Injection Molding Temperature Control

News

Employee Profile: Ryan Ritz, Chemical Engineer

News

Employee Spotlight: Ray Klim, Food Industry Specialist

News

Paratherm’s Troubleshooting Services

News

Air and Heat Transfer Fluids, Part III

Newsletters

The Loop 2012

News

From Analysis to Hot-Oil System Cleaners, Paratherm Has it All.

News

Introducing the New Paratherm Website: The new design of our website improves user interactivity and increases availability of the technical content.

News

Slide Rule of the Month: #1 Relay No. 105

News

Industry Magazines on an E-Reader

News

4EQP4KFPZ286 and Two Shows in October

News

Unsubmerged Info Post #1

News

No Business Like Show Business

Newsletters

The Loop 2008

Newsletters

The Loop 2005