r-The Esso'Research'Center's 3-stary, 600-ft.-lang office building includes conference roams, technical library, correlations and computor center, medical
department, cafeteria and landscaped court for its 800 employees. The proiect was designed and engineered by Voorhees Walker Smith Smith and Haines of
New York City. Frank Briscoe, Inc., Newark N. J" is general contractor. August Arace & Son, Inc., Elizabeth, N. J., is mechanical contractor for heating and
air conditioning. Alward Construction Ca., Bernardsville, N. J., is doing the insulation work.
Esso Research Center uses GILSULATE®for
of underground steam pipes
Esso Research and Engineering Company, the scientific and
engineering affiliate of Standard Oil Company of New Jersey,
is now constructing a modern research center in Florham
Park, N. J. To preserve the namral beauty of the 675-acre site,
all heating, air conditioning, power and communications lines
are run underground.
Steam, at a pressure of 250 lbs. (406°F.), will flow through
a 600-ft.-Iong, 12" welded steel pipe from the b~iler room to a
manhole where a 1400-ft. string of 10", 8" and 6" pipe will
carry heat to the prototype building. Similar piping leaves the
other side of the first manhole and runs 2500 feet to the main
office building. Trenches also carry 3" to 6" condensate return
lines. The system has 24 expansion loops and seven manholes,
and includes capped lines for use when facilities are expanded.
Over 500 tons of GILSULATE will be used for insulating
and protecting the underground steam pipes. In addition to
its low thermal conductivity, GILSULATE resists attack by
acids, alkalies and electrical conductivity and provides excellent protection against corrosion. For full information on this
low-cost, poured-in-place insulation, see your local GILSULATE
distributor, or write our Salt Lake City office.
GllSUlATE goes in fast. In the foreground the field inspector checks depth
of pour. Directly in back of him, two workmen are shovelpointing and tamping. Other workers are sliding GllSUlATE bags into pipe trench while men
at rear are placing plywood farms near manhole.
FACTS ABOUT GILSULATE
1. EASY TO USE-just pour, shovelpoint and
tamp...pipe heat does the rest.
2. FORMS 3 ZONES of protection against heat
loss and all hazards commonly encountered
by buried hot pipes.
3. NEEDS NO HOUSING OR MECHANICAL
SHEATHS: no mixing, special handling or
4. ONLY NEEDS NORMAL PIPE SPACING: for
multiple pipe or cramped conditions.
5. THREE TYPES AVAILABLE:
Type A for 220-300° F. temp. range
Type B for 300-385° F. temp. range
Type C for 385-520° F. temp. range
THE TRIPLE-ZONE INSULATION FOR LIFETIME
PROTECTION OF UNDERGROUND HOT PIPES
AMERICAN GILSONITE COMPANY
Affiliate of Barber Oil Carp. & Standard Oil Ca. of California
Offices at: Municipal Airport P.O. Box 15, Salt lake City, Utah
3537 lee Road, Cleveland 20, Ohio
Distributors in Principal Countries of the World