Division 22 23 Ebook Page 73 FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Insulation Installation Guidelines

Pub No. 10013974-B. Rev. 6/2016 Page 4 of 24 FOAMULAR XPS Pipe Insulation Installation Guidelines 2.04 PROTECTIVE JACKETING A. Indoor Applications 1. PVC Protective jacketing shall not be considered a vapor retarder. 2. Jacketing material shall be PVC. All jacketing materials shall be installed in accordance with project drawings and specifications, manufacturer's instructions, and/or in conformance with the current edition of the MICA or IIRA manuals. 3. All joints of PVC jacket shall be solvent welded to prevent moisture and moisture vapor infiltration into the insulation system. 4. Mechanical or any other fastener capable of penetrating the underlying vapor retarder shall NOT be used to secure the PVC jacketing. 5. 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: PVC Jacketing PIC Plastics, www.pic-plastics.com B. Outdoor Jacketing 1. Aluminum protective jacketing shall not be considered a vapor retarder. 2. Jacketing material shall meet ASTM B 209 and be Aluminum. All jacketing materials shall be installed in accordance with project drawings and specifications, manufacturer's instructions, and/or in conformance with the current edition of the MICA or IIRA manuals. 3. Banding for holding jacketing in place shall be " wide stainless steel. 4. Mechanical or any other fastener capable of penetrating the underlying vapor retarder shall be used to secure the PVC jacketing. 5. 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: Aluminum Jacketing RPR Products, Inc, - www.rprhouston.com Standard Metal Industries - www.standardmi.com 2.05 ADHESIVES, JOINT SEALERS AND MASTICS DO NOT USE SOLVENT BASED ADHESIVES, JOINT SEALERS AND MASTICS. A. Review all manufacturers' information to insure compatibility with polystyrene prior to use.

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