June 19, 2024
Precision in Control: How Temperature Controllers Optimize Industrial Processes

Welcome to the World of Precision Control! When it comes to industrial processes, precision is not just a luxury—it's a necessity. That’s where temperature controllers come in, playing a pivotal role in ensuring operations run not just smoothly, but also efficiently and safely. Whether you're melting plastic or brewing beer, the ability to control the […]

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June 19, 2024
Solid State Relays: Enhancing Precision in Industrial Control and Heating

Welcome to the Revolution in Industrial Automation Greetings! As industries evolve, so does the technology that drives them. One such advancement, solid state relays (SSRs), has dramatically changed the landscape of process control and heating applications. Unlike their mechanical predecessors, SSRs offer superior performance with their swift, precise actions, making them an invaluable asset in […]

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June 4, 2024
Ensuring Comfort in Sacred Spaces: The Role of Baptistry Heaters in Modern Churches

Welcome to Warm Waters: The Significance of Baptistry Heaters Baptism is a pivotal and sacred ceremony for many faith communities, symbolizing purification and spiritual rebirth. For such an important event, ensuring the comfort of participants is paramount. That’s where baptistry heaters come in, making sure that the baptism pool is not just spiritually inviting but […]

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May 22, 2024
Construction Site Heating Solutions: Types, Benefits, and Essential Safety Tips

Warmth Where It Counts: Understanding Your Heating Options As the cold weather rolls in, keeping your construction site operational and comfortable becomes a crucial challenge. Whether you're laying concrete or installing drywall, the right construction heater can make all the difference. Let’s dive into the world of heaters tailored specifically for construction and explore how […]

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May 15, 2024
Maximizing Efficiency with Cartridge Heaters: Applications and Advantages

If you’re in the industrial world, you know how crucial efficient heating solutions are to your operations. Cartridge heaters, with their robust design and precision heating, are at the forefront of this arena. Today, we will look at how these devices can enhance your work. This will assist you in maximizing the value of your […]

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April 17, 2024
Mastering Tote Heaters: A Comprehensive Guide to Efficient Heating Solutions

Understanding Tote Heaters If you’re in an industry where temperature control is crucial, you’ve likely heard of tote heaters. But if you have no idea what they are, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Tote heaters are like heating pads for big containers like IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) or totes to control their temperature. Whether you’re […]

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April 9, 2024
The Essential Guide to Drum Heaters: Everything You Need to Know

In the industrial world, maintaining the right temperature for materials is not just a matter of efficiency; it's often a critical safety and quality concern. That's where drum heaters come in, an often overlooked but essential tool in the arsenal of manufacturing, storage, and processing facilities. Whether you're in the chemical, food, or any industry […]

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December 13, 2023
Choosing the Right Heater for Your Space: A Guide to SunStar Ceramic Heaters vs. SunStar SIR Series

Introduction: When it comes to indoor heating solutions, SunStar stands out as a reliable and innovative choice. However, choosing the right heater for your space can be a crucial decision with different product lines like SunStar Ceramic Heaters and the SunStar SIR Series. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the features, benefits, and unique […]

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November 10, 2023
How El Niño Cold Winters Impact High Cold Temperature States in the US and How Gordo Sales Products Can Help Conserve Temperature

Introduction The weather can have a significant impact on various aspects of our lives, especially in high cold temperature states in the United States. One of the weather phenomena that can bring about substantial changes in weather patterns is El Niño. El Niño, characterized by warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, can […]

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September 21, 2023
Evolution of Baptism and Essential Equipment: BES Baptismal Heaters

Baptism: A Glimpse into History Baptism, a sacred ritual practiced by various cultures throughout history, holds deep spiritual significance. Originating in ancient times, it symbolizes purification and spiritual rebirth. From early Christian traditions to present-day practices, baptism remains a timeless act of faith and commitment. Evolution of Baptism: Navigating Through Time  Over centuries, the practice […]

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August 21, 2023
Elevating Comfort: Three Decades of Expertise in Controlled Heating Systems for Commercial and Domestic Bliss

Introduction: Are you tired of chilly floors during the cold winter months? Want to create a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home? Electric and radiant floor heating are the solutions you've been searching for. These innovative systems not only keep your floors warm, but they also provide even and efficient heating for your entire […]

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July 13, 2023
Exploring the Benefits of Industrial Heat Boxes in Manufacturing Processes

  Introduction: Industrial heat boxes have become indispensable in modern manufacturing processes, revolutionizing the way industries operate. These specialized enclosures offer precise temperature control and an array of benefits that optimize production, enhance quality control, and reduce costs. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of industrial heat boxes and uncover the […]

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June 12, 2023
Top 5 Considerations for Selecting the Right Thermal Protection Solutions

Introduction: When it comes to protecting sensitive equipment, electronics, and even humans from extreme temperatures, selecting the right thermal protection solutions is crucial. Whether you are working in aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, or any other industry that deals with heat-sensitive components, understanding the key considerations for choosing thermal protection solutions is essential. In this article, we […]

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June 8, 2023
4 Ways Industries Can Control Heat and Conserve Energy for a Greener Future

Introduction: As industries strive to minimize their environmental impact, controlling heat and conserving energy have become critical goals. By implementing efficient heat management practices, industries can significantly reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a greener future. In this blog post, we will explore five effective strategies that industries can adopt to control heat and […]

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December 28, 2021
Industries Where Immersion Heaters Provide Major Value

Many industrial heating options provide value to a wide range of industries, and a good example here is the world of immersion heaters. These heater types, which are typically electric, often take the place of furnaces and fuel-based heaters or reactors, playing a major role in heating across several different sectors. At Gordo Sales, we're […]

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December 3, 2021
Qualities to Look for in a Great Industrial Heating Manufacturer

For many industrial organizations or job types, heating will require a significant portion of the budget. And like any other job where this is the case, you'll want to be evaluating your basic options to find the best partner when it comes to manufacturing the industrial heating components you need. At Gordo Sales, we can't […]

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November 23, 2021
Thermal Heater Design and Testing: Stages of the Design Process

In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed the different types of thermal heating systems that might be used for industrial heating needs. This is one basic area of knowledge required for any design of a thermal heating system, which involves several important steps. At Gordo Sales, we're proud to offer a wide […]

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November 5, 2021
Tote Heater Basics, Features and Common Uses

There are many fields where heating of substances within containers is important, from chemical storage through several others. One of the most popular industrial heater types for these settings, for several reasons, is the tote heater. At Gordo Sales, we're happy to offer a huge range of tote heaters and various tote heater accessories, from […]

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October 12, 2021
Thermal Heater Design and Testing: Heater Types to Know

Across numerous industries and sub-categories, the use of thermal heating systems it not just a common pursuit, but a vital one. These thermal systems define many of the processes companies carry out, meaning that the care that goes into designing and testing said systems is extremely important during this phase. At Gordo Sales, our wide […]

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September 14, 2021
Cartridge Heaters: Advantages for Industrial Heating

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on cartridge heaters and their uses. One of the single most common forms of industrial heaters, cartridge heaters are found in several process heating settings and are often the preferred heating method. At Gordo Sales, we offer a versatile range of cartridge […]

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August 10, 2021
Cartridge Heaters: Basics and Operation Format

Heating is a process that's required across numerous industries, and several different types of industrial heaters will be used for this process. One of the most common and well-known is the cartridge heater, which is used across metal, plastic and even immersion heating applications. At Gordo Sales, we're happy to offer a wide range of […]

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July 13, 2021
Ceramic Radiant Heaters Offer Flexibility, Durability & Value

Process radiant heaters, including ceramic radiant heaters, are critical to a variety of industrial processes. These radiant heaters use electromagnetic radiation – specifically infrared light – to produce heat, as opposed to the convection or conduction methods that other heaters utilize. These products are used in a variety of industrial applications. Gordo Sales is proud […]

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June 8, 2021
When Are Mercury Relays Better than Solid State Relays?

Power controls in industrial process heating rely on relays for automation purposes, to prevent motors from overheating and to ensure reliable temperature regulation. Used in applications that include heaters, fans, motors and compressors, solid state relays are reliable and provide rapid reaction times. Because they are resistant to shock and vibration, they can be used […]

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May 11, 2021
Industrial Garage Heaters: Forced Air vs. Radiant

Garage heaters are used in a variety of industrial applications, including aircraft hangers, pump stations, factories, and shipping and receiving facilities. Before purchasing, you must determine the size and design that is best suited for your needs. The primary considerations are whether you want mounted or portable designs, and whether you prefer gas powered or […]

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April 13, 2021
Choosing the Right Drum Heater for Your Needs

Among specialized industrial heating systems, drum heaters are some of the most versatile and effective products on the market. Drum heating is used to maintain the stored contents of industrial drums at a desired temperature. Industrial liquids, when exposed to lower temperatures, can undergo unwanted structural changes that can affect the integrity of the product, […]

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March 9, 2021
How to Maximize the Performance and Life of Your Circulation Heaters

No one knows industrial heating systems better than Gordo Sales. For more than three decades, we have carried an expertly curated selection of products to meet our clients' specific needs. Among our offerings are power controls, temperature controls and heaters. The types of heaters we carry range from drum to cylinder to circulation. Circulation heaters […]

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February 9, 2021
Stop Shoveling — Get Radiant Heat Panels

Whether you’re a developer, property manager, homeowner or business owner in a cool climate, you likely had to deal with more snow removal this past winter than you wanted to. Vow to make it easier on yourself next winter by getting radiant heat panels for your driveway from Gordo Sales. The Chore of Clearing Snow […]

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January 12, 2021
Industrial Heating Insulation Importance and Options

There are several areas that are important within the world of process or industrial heating systems, and one is minimizing heat loss. There are a few different methods or themes that will be utilized with this purpose in mind, and one of the most well-known and important is insulation of the process heating system. At […]

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December 8, 2020
More Gas Storage Fire Avoidance Tips

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics when it comes to preventing fire risks in various gas storage tanks and facilities. Compressed gas tanks may come with some additional fire risks compared to other tank types, but at the same time, modern safety advances have significantly limited […]

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November 10, 2020
Gas Heater and Storage Fire Prevention

Due to technological improvements over the years, fire risks in many storage facilities, particularly those utilizing gas, have gone way down in recent decades. Such risks do still exist, however, and create millions of dollars in property damage – but can also be avoided through proper care, equipment use and related factors. At Gordo Sales, […]

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October 13, 2020
Customer Service Is Our Top Priority at Gordo Sales

At Gordo Sales, we're a small, family-owned business dedicated to our customers. We have run our company, based in Layton, Utah, for more than 30 years. And in that time, we believe we have honed our skills not only in the business of industrial heating and control equipment, but also in customer service. Why Customer […]

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September 24, 2020
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September 23, 2020
Success Story: Businessman in Harlem

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September 23, 2020
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September 8, 2020
Immersion Heater Role and Types for Water Purification, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on immersion heaters and the role they often play in the water purification process. Many facility applications require clean and potable water, such as medical and chemical industries, and immersion heaters are often in place to assist with this and […]

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August 11, 2020
Immersion Heater Role and Types for Water Purification, Part 1

For numerous industrial processes, water purification is an important factor that must be considered closely. Many applications, from medical areas to chemical plants and plenty of others, require clean and potable water, and immersion heaters help carry out several parts of this process. At Gordo Sales, we’re happy to provide a wide range of immersion […]

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July 14, 2020
Improving Process Heating Facility Efficiency, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basic tips on improving efficiency in a process heating facility. From upgrading equipment to optimizing various processes and steps within the facility, there are several ways to improve your overall efficiency and bring significant cost savings as a result. At Gordo Sales, we’re […]

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June 9, 2020
Improving Process Heating Facility Efficiency, Part 1

At Gordo Sales, it’s our constant mission to provide process heating systems and related products and solutions to help various facilities with heating and other processes. From specific products like our thermosafe tote heater to vital areas like drum heaters, component heaters and numerous others, we’ve assisted numerous facility owners and managers organize efficient, meaningful […]

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May 12, 2020
Issues With New Replaceable Fin Heater Systems, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the issues with claims being made by manufacturers of certain replaceable fin heater systems. These systems, which claim to be more efficient based on replaceable aluminum fins bolted to the CS pipe on the heater, have not been able to back up […]

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April 14, 2020
Issues With New Replaceable Fin Heater Systems, Part 1

While the industrial heating industry is always happy to learn about potential new developments in technology that impact our industry, such innovations must also be approached with care and caution. It’s possible for there to be issues with a given heating method or product that haven’t been entirely identified yet during its early stages, and […]

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March 10, 2020
Issues With Retrofitting Industrial Heating Systems, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the issues that may come with retrofitting industrial heating equipment. While this process might be possible in some situations, there are several potential drawbacks to be aware of, plus several situations where new industrial heating equipment is the preferred route. At Gordo […]

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February 11, 2020
Issues With Retrofitting Industrial Heating Systems, Part 1

When industrial heating systems begin to age and show signs of wear, some plant managers will consider both replacement of these parts and retrofitting. Retrofitting refers to repairing current systems or repurposing older equipment for a new task, and it may be an option worth exploring for some facilities. At Gordo Sales, however, we’re here […]

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January 14, 2020
Benefits and Common Uses of Industrial Immersion Heaters

For a variety of industries where heating large quantities of fluid is required, industrial immersion heaters are vital equipment pieces. Available in a variety of types and with several different elements used depending on the specific heating need, immersion heaters preserve a variety of chemicals, gasses and fluids by keeping them warm through rapid heat […]

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December 10, 2019
The Value in Prioritizing New Process Heating Equipment

Within the world of process heating systems and related industrial applications, there are several specific risks that come with purchasing or continuing to use used equipment that may have begun wearing down. Not only might such equipment already have existing issues, it is likely to diminish your production levels and increase your costs much faster […]

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November 12, 2019
Understanding Manufacturer Warranties for Process Heating Equipment

At Gordo Sales Inc., we’re proud to serve as your one-stop shop for all industrial process heating systems. We offer a huge variety of products within this realm, from immersion heaters and temperature controls to drum heaters, radiant heaters and many other choices. One of the most common questions we get from our clients regarding […]

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October 8, 2019
Basics and Benefits of Radiant Floor Heating Systems, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics and benefits of radiant floor heating systems. These systems are fantastic for temperature control and comfort within any building, gaining major popularity in recent years as they’ve become more affordable and common. At Gordo Sales, we provide a wide range […]

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September 10, 2019
Basics and Benefits of Radiant Floor Heating Systems, Part 1

While they only used to be found in places like spas or resorts, radiant floor heating systems are becoming commonplace in homes within recent years. Perfect for high levels of comfort and temperature control, floor heaters are often a part of new home construction or major renovations taking place. At Gordo Sales, we offer a […]

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August 13, 2019
Environmental and Other Benefits of Low NOx Industrial Heaters

If you’re looking for a wide variety of industrial heating systems, you’ve come to the right place at Gordo Sales. We’re proud to offer a huge variety of heaters, from broad component heater options to our explosion-proof drum heaters and many other specific types. One of the broad heater categories that some of our clients […]

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July 15, 2019
How Process Heating Safety Codes Add Value

Recently in this space, we dug into some of the important basics associated with two vital code standards for the process heating equipment world: ASME code and API code. These standards are used to help maintain safety and efficiency throughout numerous process heating systems and applications, important areas for a field that can pose dangers […]

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June 11, 2019
Essentials on ASME and API Process Heating Codes

Just like with several other important areas for a given plant or facility, the world of industrial process heating requires compliance with various regulatory and safety standards. These standards are often reflected in one of a couple code types that are commonly used within the industry to help maintain safety and efficiency within any process […]

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May 14, 2019
Utilizing Word-of-Mouth When Selecting Industrial Heating Equipment

Within numerous areas of business and customer service, word-of-mouth is a vital consideration. While there are many avenues for advertising and drawing potential clients, one of the most straightforward and trusted in many industries is a recommendation or positive evaluation of a business, product or service from someone you trust. At Gordo Sales, we’re proud […]

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April 17, 2019
Risks of Purchasing Used Process Heating Equipment

When considering industrial process heating systems, quality and reliability are top priorities. No business owner wants to purchase major heating equipment like component heaters or variable transformers only for them to wear down or lose function quickly – long-term durability and reliability are expected. At Gordo Sales, this is what you’ll get with any of […]

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March 12, 2019
Basics and Importance of Heating Equipment Training

There are several industries where safety and proper training are absolute musts for any and all operators and other related employees, and the industrial heating world is absolutely one of these. Human error is one of the most common reasons for halted plant operations around the country, issues that can extend to significant safety risks […]

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January 15, 2019
The Food and Beverage Industry and Process Heating Equipment

At Gordo Sales, Inc., we’re proud to assist numerous industries with our industrial process heating equipment. We have a huge range of heaters and temperature controls, from laboratory heaters to component heaters, immersion heaters, cartridge heaters, and many more. One of the top industries that draws benefits from process heating equipment? The food and beverage […]

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December 13, 2018
Maintenance Tips for Electric Immersion Heaters

For numerous industrial processes, immersion heaters are absolutely vital pieces of machinery. These heaters, which sit inside a given liquid meant to be heated, are at the heart of numerous operations across several industries. At Gordo Sales, Inc., we have several options for immersion heaters on hand, including a number of electrical-powered models. These models […]

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