Five minutes in the life of a plant is nothing. But, as any busy process engineer knows, time is money and even one minute of downtime can cost thousands of pounds. UK-based Global Heat Transfer, a manufacturer of thermal fluids, made learning and remembering its top tips for heat transfer system operation, maintenance and shutdown easier with a series of infographics.

The visual cheat sheets offer suggestions on how to extend the life of thermal fluids. Topics include:

  • The dangers of thermal cracking and how to minimize the risks.
  • Tips to avoid thermal fluid oxidation.
  • Advice for a smooth maintenance shutdown.

Three guides are available for download on the company’s website.