ASTM International - ASTM C1393-00
Standard Specification for Perpendicularly Oriented Mineral Fiber Roll and Sheet Thermal Insulation for Pipes and Tanks
|Publication Date:||10 January 2000|
|ICS Code (Stationary containers and tanks):||23.020.10|
|ICS Code (Heat recovery. Thermal insulation):||27.220|
1.1 This specification covers the composition, dimensions, and physical properties of compression-resistan
1.2 The orientation of the fibers within the roll or sheet insulation is essentially perpendicular to the heated/cooled surface (parallel to heat flow). This specification does not apply to flat block, board, duct wrap, or preformed pipe mineral fiber insulation where the insulation fiber orientation is generally parallel to the heated/cooled surface (across the heat flow).
1.3 For satisfactory performance, properly installed protective vapor retarders must be used in low-temperature (below ambient) applications to prevent movement of water vapor through or around the insulation towards the colder surface.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units are given in parentheses for information only and may be approximate.
1.5 When the installation or use of thermal materials, accessories, and systems may pose safety or health problems, the manufacturer shall provide the user-appropriate current information regarding any known problems associated with the recommended use of the company's products and shall also recommend protective measures to be employed in their safe utilization. The user shall establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.