Is armaflex pipe insulation plenum rated?

AP Armaflex Pipe Insulation is used to retard heat gain and control condensation drip from chilled- water and refrigeration systems. AP Armaflex Insulation is acceptable in wall thicknesses through 1-1/2″ for use in air plenums. Conforms to NFPA 90A and NFPA 90B requirements.

AP Armaflex® Pipe Insulation is a closed cell, fiber-free elastomeric thermal insulation. It is manufactured without the use of CFC’s, HFC’s or HCFC’s. All AP Armaflex® products are made with Microban® antimicrobial product protection for added defense against mold on the insulation.

Likewise, what is the R value of ArmaFlex pipe insulation? It is simply the thickness of the insulation (in metres) divided by the thermal conductivity of the insulation. For example a 25mm-thick sheet of Armaflex® with a thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/(m·K) has an Rvalue equal to 0.71.

Keeping this in view, is ArmaFlex insulation fire rated?

Sheet and Roll Insulation For applications requiring fire and smoke ratings of 25/50, AP ArmaFlex FS (Flame Spread)meets ASTM E 84 at 25/50 for 1-1/2” and 2” thicknesses. Moisture-resistant AP ArmaFlex, however, maintains its physical and thermal integrity – for the life of the mechanical system!

What material is ArmaFlex?

Armaflex LTD is a flexible, high density and mechanically robust, closed cell cryogenic thermal insulation material based on extruded elastomeric foam.

Who makes ArmaFlex?

Armacell offers the original closed-cell foam insulation systems for plumbing — commercial and residential. Since 1953 AP ArmaFlex® has been THE preferred flexible elastomeric insulation for commercial plumbing pipes.

Does ArmaFlex absorb water?

Armaflex is water resistant but not described as water proof I don’t cover it and haven’t seen any that has soak up water. Re: Is Armaflex waterproof? Its closed cell which means loads of enclosed bubbles. It doesnot absorb water like a sponge but it can eventually work its way into the bubbles.

Can you bury foam pipe insulation?

The leading product for underground use is Armaflex Tuffcoat. This industry leading underground insulation is based on Armaflex Class O Nitrile Foam insulation which has an additional wrap-around self-seal plastic coating. Just place the insulation around your pipe, close the seal and that’s it!

What is K Flex insulation?

K-FLEX® INSUL-SHEET® is a flexible, closed-cell elastomeric sheet insulation product used to conserve energy and prevent condensation on large pipes, ducts (covers), vessels, tanks and equipment. For added protection, K-FLEX® INSUL-SHEET® is protected with an EPA-approved antimicrobial agent.

Can you paint ArmaFlex?

White Paintable Insulation Coating ArmaFlex WB Finish is a white, water-based, 100% acrylic coating supplied in gallon or quart containers for use over all forms of ArmaFlex insulations. It provides a clean, moisture-resistant protective finish suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

What is armacell made of?

AP/ArmaFlex Insulation Tape is made of the same high-quality elastomeric insulation as AP/ArmaFlex sheet material.

Is ArmaFlex combustible?

In its dry state, ArmaFlex 520 adhesive is not flammable. When properly cured the adhesive maintains the resistance to water vapour expected of ArmaFlex.

What is elastomeric insulation?

Closed Cell Elastomeric Thermal Insulation for HVAC & R. General. Tube Insulation is a highly flexible, closed-cell and lightweight EPDM-rubber based elastomeric product. Aerocel-SSPT® Tube Insulation is designed for insulating warm or cold piping, duct, or equipment.