Division 22 23 Ebook Page 210 Section 22 07 19 Plumbing Piping Insulation-Fiberglasí Insulation

PLUMBING PIPING INSULATION 22 07 19 - 3 Plumbing Piping Insulation - FIBERGLAS Insulation 1. An exception may be allowed in cases where the contractor is able to demonstrate that wet insulation when fully dried out (either before installation or afterward following exposure to system operating temperatures) will provide installed performance that is equivalent in respects to new, completely dry insulation. In such cases, consult the insulation manufacturer for technical assistance. PART 2 - PRODUCTS 2.1 MANUFACTURER A. Owens Corning Insulating Systems, LLC, Toledo, OH 43659; www.owenscorning.com. 2.2 INSULATION MATERIALS A. General: 1. Products shall not contain asbestos, lead, mercury, or mercury compounds. 2. Owens Corning pipe insulation is not known to contain penta-, octa, or deca-brominated diphenyl flame retardant substances, such as deca-Bromine (deca-BDE). 3. Insulation materials for use on austenitic stainless steel shall be qualified as acceptable according to ASTM C795. B. Certifications: 1. Only Owens Corning ASJ Max and VaporWick pipe products are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified and GREENGUARD Gold Certified. 2. Owens Corning pipe products are certified by SCS Global Services to contain a minimum of 53% recycled glass content, 31% pre-consumer and 22% post-consumer (except Flexwrap Insulation). 3. All Owens Corning pipe products are UL listed and labeled (except Flexwrap Insulation and Pipe and Tank Insulation). C. Molded Fibrous Glass Pipe Insulation: Comply with ASTM C547, Type IV, Grade B, and ASTM C585, for sizes required and of a type suitable for installation on piping systems as required. One of the following types shall be used: 1. For indoor systems operating at temperatures from 0F (-18C) to +1000F (538C) with heat-up schedule: a. Owens Corning ASJ Max FIBERGLAS TM Pipe Insulation with SSL Max closure system. 2. For systems operating at temperatures to +1000F (538C) with heat-up schedule and always above the ambient temperature: a. Owens Corning No Wrap Pipe Insulation. 3. For systems operating below ambient (32F (0C) to +65F (18C)) temperature: a. Owens Corning VaporWick Pipe Insulation. (see Plumbing Pipe Insulation VaporWick Pipe Insulation) D. Perpendicular Oriented Mineral Fiber Insulation: ASTM C1393, Type IIIB, Category 2: 1. For piping equal to or larger than 10 in (250 mm) diameter operating at temperatures up to +850F (454C): a. Owens Corning Flexwrap FIBERGLAS TM Insulation. E. Perpendicular Oriented Mineral Fiber Insulation: ASTM C1393, Type II, Category 1:

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