Knowledge Base

    As one of the world’s leading manufacturer of stainless steel containers, THIELMANN has accumulated significant expertise across a wide range of industries over many years.

    Our experts regularly compile educational material and analyses such as our Whitepapers and Case Studies, which are an excellent way to share in our knowledge and expertise and to find out more about our industry, product and application-specific insights and experience.

    We invite you to peruse our informative material and welcome any questions or enquiries you may have.

    INSULATION VS HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS FOR YOUR TANK CONTAINER

    Which option is the right one for your operations depends on a number of factors, presented here in our white paper.

    Chemical Defense Nuclear Emergency Services Oil and Gas

    WHY KEG SERVICING IS A BREWERY’S GOLDEN TICKET

    A keg fleet is only as strong as its weakest keg.

    Beverage

    CHOOSING THE BEST GAS TO TAP YOUR BEVERAGES

    Carbonation, which affects the taste of beverages, must be monitored closely to ensure that the organoleptic properties of the foodstuffs remain unaltered or are altered only as desired by the producer.

    Beverage

    THIELMANN CLEANING CAN FOR DRAFT LINES CLEANING

    Designed as a versatile cleaning solution for beer and soft drink dispensers, the Cleaning Can simplifies the cleaning process, giving you more time to focus on the important things, like serving the perfect beer.

    Beverage Food

    WASTE MANAGEMENT OF STAINLESS STEEL KEGS vs PLASTIC KEGS

    Find out more about how choosing stainless steel is the most environmentally friendly decision you can make in this white paper.

    Beverage

    REACH REGULATION AND STAINLESS STEEL CONTAINERS

    Here, our ‘Reach Regulation and Stainless Steel Containers’ article presents a clear guide for all operators on how using stainless steel containers takes the hassle out of the process.

    Chemical

    BELGIAN ARMY ORDERS THIELMANN WEW FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

    Deliveries of fuel distribution systems to the Belgian Army are currently underway under a contract awarded to THIELMANN WEW in 2016.

    Defense Emergency Services

    HOW TO CLEAN YOUR KEGS TO PRESERVE THE UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES OF YOUR BEER

    Beer stored in THIELMANN stainless steel kegs preserves its original physical, chemical and sensory properties for longer periods of time.

    Beverage

    HOW STAINLESS STEEL CONTAINERS DRAMATICALLY IMPROVED KOMBUCHA BREWING

    The fermented drink Kombucha is becoming popular worldwide due to its delicious taste and health benefits.

    Beverage

    ORGANOLEPTIC EVALUATION OF BEER STORED IN STAINLESS STEEL KEGS VS PLASTIC KEGS

    Beer stored in THIELMANN stainless steel kegs results in better preservation: the beer keeps its original physical, chemical and sensory properties for longer periods of time.

    Beverage

    FUEL TANKS TO NORWEGIAN POLAR INSTITUTE

    THIELMANN WEW has delivered five fuel tanks to the Norwegian Polar Institute for deployment to Antarctica.

    Emergency Services Oil and Gas

    REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT WITH STAINLESS STEEL

    Life Cycle Assessment is undertaken to systematically record and analyze the carbon footprint of a product or service throughout its entire lifecycle.

    Beverage

    REGULATIONS ON THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS

    Given their harmful nature, dangerous goods are subjected to regulations during transportation to prevent accidents.

    Chemical Paints and coatings Oil and Gas

    CE DIRECTIVE. PRESSURE VESSELS

    Keeping fluids under high pressure has an element of risk in that it could be potentially hazardous if the energy stored inside is suddenly released.

    Chemical Oil and Gas

    STAINLESS STEEL. TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF THIS ALL-PURPOSE METAL

    As a consequence of its versatility, stainless steel is used everywhere – from daily life domestic tools to highly demanding industrial appliances.

    Nuclear Oil and Gas

    KEEPING THE FRONT LINE WATERED

    In this white paper, we untangle the logistics supply chain.

    Defense

    COFFEE ON TAP: HOW TO FOLLOW THE TREND

    Get ahead of this trend by exploring the various types of coffee on tap and their unique preparation methods.

    Beverage

    CONTAINMENT AS THE SOLUTION TO AVOID EXCEEDING OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELS)

    The aim is to give the reader an understanding of the limits that may apply to substances that affect their business and industry, and also examine the legislative requirements and recommendations for each of their respective governing bodies.

    Chemical Paints and coatings Pharmaceutical

    TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW WHEN CONSIDERING A POWDER HANDLING SYSTEM

    From operators within the chemical, pharmaceutical, to nuclear, food and coatings industries, key considerations for powder dosing operations will vary from industry to industry.

    Chemical Food Nuclear Paints and coatings Pharmaceutical

    7 STEPS TO A SPARKLING CLEAN IBC

    In this article, we explore the THIELMANN IBC cleaning process, based on the above factors, and tips so you can make an informed decision about the best way to keep your IBC sparkling clean.

    Chemical Food Paints and coatings Pharmaceutical

    ‘NO LABEL BREWING CO.’: LOW VOLUME FERMENTATION VESSELS FOR TEST BREWS

    And just as the brewers are reinventing the way they produce their beverages, here at THIELMANN we retain the resources, agility and flexibility in our business to problem solve, and produce engineered solutions to meet one-off requirements in order to support different approaches in the brewery.

    Beverage

    SUSTAINABLE DEPLOYMENT – CAMP UTILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE

    This white paper examines trends and new developments in this area.

    Defense

    AN AIRTIGHT CONTAINMENT SOLUTION FOR PYROPHORIC SUBSTANCES

    Our client could not find any suitable solutions already in the marketplace to safeguard their product and their workforce, so our team of engineers gladly rose to the challenge , given that our objective is to not only just sell containers, but to also provide tailormade solutions.

    Chemical

    HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO TEST AND INSPECT MY IBCS?

    This white paper explores the different legal requirements relating to IBC testing and inspections

    Chemical Food Paints and coatings Pharmaceutical

    HIPPO ‘DROP AND GO’ DRINKABLE WATER SYSTEMS FOR THE US ARMY

    In 2018, THIELMANN WEW received a contract to deliver additional water distribution systems to the US Army.

    Defense

    IBC IN-HOUSE CLEANING

    In this article, you will find information about how to assess containers before cleaning, and certain key equipment required in order to carry out a thorough in-house IBC cleaning.

    Beverage Chemical Food Paints and coatings

    CHOOSING BETWEEN AISI-316L AND AISI-316TI STAINLESS STEEL, ACCORDING TO AN EXPERT

    The aim of this article is to determine whether AISI-316L is a suitable material replacement for applications that would normally demand AISI-316Ti.

    Chemical Oil and Gas Pharmaceutical

    HOW MANY WELDED SEAMS ARE BEST FOR SMALL INDUSTRIAL CONTAINERS?

    What happens when you manufacture Small Industrial Containers (SICs) with two-welded seams instead of three?

    Chemical Oil and Gas Pharmaceutical

    WHAT STEEL TO CHOOSE WHEN SELECTING (UN) PORTABLE TANKS

    Many users of (UN) Portable Tanks select Mild Steel as their preferred choice of material due to the lower price of this type of steel, however, Stainless Steel is an excellent candidate as a material choice for (UN) Portable Tanks due to the cost savings accumulated over the entire tank’s useful product lifetime.

    Chemical Oil and Gas Pharmaceutical

    OPTIMIZING SURFACE FINISH FOR STAINLESS STEEL CONTAINERS

    This white paper explores the different techniques and methods of surface finishing, as well as their benefits, and what you need to know about obtaining the ideal Ra for your needs.

    Beverage Food

    FUEL FILLING STATION WITH HOOK ARM CAPABILITY FOR EASY, RAPID AND SAFE DEPLOYMENT

    THIELMANN has recently been engaged in a project to develop a solution to refuel Turbine Extinguishing Vehicles (TULF) with a customer in the chemical industry

    Chemical Nuclear Paints and coatings Emergency Services Oil and Gas

    SUSTAINABILITY EVALUATION OF PLASTIC VS STAINLESS STEEL INTERMEDIATE BULK CONTAINERS (IBC)

    In this whitepaper, the environmental performance of a stainless steel IBC and a composite IBC has been assessed by means of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

    Chemical Paints and coatings Oil and Gas Pharmaceutical

    STAINLESS STEEL AS THE FOUNDATION OF THE REFILL REVOLUTION

    As a manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel containers, THIELMANN is ready to meet the demand for refilling stations in the B2C market.

    Beverage Chemical Food

    BATTERY SAFE BOX CASE STUDY

    In this case study, read about how THIELMANN has taken up the challenge presented by the dangers of lithium-ion battery technology.

    Automotive

    WHY STATIC CHARGE IS A CRUCIAL CONSIDERATION WHEN SELECTING AN IBC

    In this article, we outline common scenarios where static charge can build and explain why stainless steel is the only choice for safety.

    Chemical Food Paints and coatings Pharmaceutical

    IBC SYSTEMS: A HYBRID SOLUTION FOR HANDLING BULK SOLIDS IN THE BATTERY SECTOR

    In this whitepaper, we outline why IBC systems provide the midway between batch processing and continuous processing production lines.

    Chemical Automotive