Division 22 23 Ebook Page 260 Section 23 07 19 HVAC Piping Insulation-Fiberglas Insulation Guide Spec

HVAC PIPIN INSULATION 23 07 1 - 3 HVAC Piping Insulation FIBERGLAS Insulation 1.7 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Installer Qualifications: A qualified installer who has been trained by and is acceptable to manufacturer to install manufacturer's products. 1.8 DELIVERY AND STORAGE OF MATERIALS A. Delivery: Deliver materials in manufacturer's original packaging. B. Storage: Store and protect products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Store in a dry indoors location. Protect insulation materials from moisture and soiling. C. Do not install insulation that has been damaged or wet. Remove it from jobsite. 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. Owens Corning ASJ Max jacketed 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: Note to Specifier: Select from the following insulation types, based on systems operating temperature requirements: 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.

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