Division 22 23 Ebook Page 72 FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Insulation Installation Guidelines

Pub No. 10013974-B. Rev. 6/2016 Page 3 of 24 FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Insulation Installation Guidelines PART 2.0 - Pipe Insulation 2.01 FABRICATED PIPE INSULATION A. Pipe insulation shall be fabricated from FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Fabrication Billets manufactured by Owens Corning by Owens Corning Certified Fabricators. Refer to Owens Corning FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Fabrication Billet data sheet for specific properties required. B. Sections o Fabricated pipe insulation shall be manufactured in accordance with ASTM C 450 and meet ASTM C 585 for sizes required in the particular system. It shall be of a type suitable for installation on piping systems as defined in section 1.01 SCOPE above. C. Fittings o Valves, valve stations, flanges, elbows, and tees shall be two pieces and pre-fabricated from Owens Corning FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Fabrication Billets in accordance with ASTM C 450 and meet ASTM C585 for sizes required in the particular system. D. Large Fittings o Large diameter valves and flanges may be oversized enough to assist installation. Cavities created by the oversize will be filled with tightly packed fiberglass blanket insulation or polyurethane spray foam in accordance with the MICA or IIRA manuals (Figure 1, Appendix A) E. Tank & Vessel o Tanks and vessel head sections shall be preformed or flat cut to fit in single piece segments per ASTM C 450. 2.03 VAPOR RETARDER A. Refer to ASTM C 755 for information on selection and specification of vapor retarders and sealing tapes. B. Specific vapor retarders may be factory or field applied to the fabricated pipe insulation in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. C. The same applies for tanks, vessels and equipment. D. The following materials are typical for use in the systems defined in Section 1.01 above. Consult manufacturer's literature for proper selection and instructions on safe handling of materials including required operating temperatures: Vapor Retarder Jackets a) Venture Wrap, Venture Tape - www.venturetape.com Vapor Retarder Joint Sealer Tape a) Venture Clad, Venture Tape - www.venturetape.com

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