Mibec Blog Posts

Packaged Plate Heat Exchangers – Uses & Applications

19th June 2018

Packaged Plate Heat Exchangers – Uses & Applications At Mibec we offer a range of plate heat exchangers from Cordivari, in this short article we take a look at some of the applications and usage together with the key components

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What is an Expansion Vessel?

22nd May 2018

What is an Expansion Vessel? In this short article we look at expansion vessels and their uses. An expansion vessel is a small tank used to protect closed water heating systems and domestic hot water systems from excessive pressure caused

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Volcano Heaters – Advantages of new EC motors vs standard AC motors

26th April 2018

Volcano Heaters – Advantages of new EC motors vs standard AC motors At Mibec we are a pleased to offer our customers Volcano heaters from VTS, a major European manufacturer of HVAC technology. Volcano heatersoffer a modern and extremely efficient method

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Wall Mounted Buffer Tanks for Heat Pumps

26th March 2018

Wall Mounted Buffer Tanks for Heat Pumps If you are thinking about using a heat pump on your next project including a buffer tank in the system design will provide significant efficiency and other benefits for the property. At Mibec

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Chilled Water Tanks for Data Centres

6th March 2018

  Chilled Water (CHW) systems used to cool electrical equipment are becoming increasingly common in commercial applications such as large data centres and IT server rooms. It is very important to keep temperatures at a consistent and low level in

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Metering solutions for HIUs

24th February 2018

Metering solutions for HIUs Heat Interface Units (HIUs) are a great solution for use in shared district heating schemes and at Mibec we can supply HIUs and accompanying Heat Meters in a number of permutations to suit the project requirements.

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How do I size my buffer tank?

13th November 2017

How do I size my buffer tank? This is a very popular question coming in from customers to us here at Mibec. Often the size of the buffer tank required will depend on numerous factors connected to the type of

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We have moved!

27th July 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have recently opened our new premises at Silverdale Enterprise Park in Newcastle-Under-Lyme. This exciting development sees a major expansion for the company – increasing warehouse capacity to 20,000 square feet allowing us to

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Chilled water tanks – uses and technical information

5th July 2017

At Mibec we supply a wide range of water storage and Buffer tank products. Although usually associated with heating applications, this short article describes how buffer tanks can be used in chilled water storage and cooling applications and describes some of the

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Pre-insulated pipe – Jointing Costs of Steel vs Polymer

10th June 2017

Underground pre-insulated pipes are used in district heating schemes to connect the various buildings on the site to a centralised heat source. The pre-insulated pipes are designed to maintain the water temperature when in transit (avoiding heat losses to improve

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Buffer tanks for CHP projects

9th May 2017

At Mibec we supply a wide range of water storage and Buffer tank products; in this short article we take a closer look at the application of buffer tanks in Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems (projects where the power

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Calorifiers – What are they, sizing and uses

4th April 2017

At Mibec we supply a wide range of different tank products for hot water applications; in this short article we take a look at Calorifiers – specifically what are they, their sizing and uses. Calorifiers are basically water storage tanks

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