Applicable Standards for Piping Insulation

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It is critical to ensure quality of Insulation of piping and equipments in a process plant. Various international codes and standards shall be used to ascertain trouble free operation of insulated piping systems. Here is a short list of such standards applicable to insulation.

Sr.NumberTitle
1ASTMC165Test Method for Measuring Compressive Properties of Thermal Insulation.
2ASTMC195Mineral Fibre Thermal Insulating Cement.
3ASTMC303Test Method for Density of Preformed Block Type Thermal Insulation.
4ASTMC335Test Method for Steady-State Heat Transfer Properties.
5ASTMC449Mineral Fibre Hydraulic Setting Thermal Insulation and Finishing Cement.
6ASTMC518Test Method for Steady-State Heat Transmission Properties.
7ASTMC547 Mineral Fibre Pre formed Pipe Insulation.
8ASTMC552Cellular Glass Block and Pipe Insulation.
9ASTMC591Un-faced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyurethane Thermal Insulation.
10ASTMC592Mineral Fibre Blanket Insulation.
11ASTMC612Mineral Fibre Block & Board Thermal Insulation.
12ASTMD1621Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
13ASTMD1622Test Method for Apparent Density of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
14ASTMD2126Test Method for response of Rigid Cellular Plastics to Thermal & Humid Aging.
15ASTMD2826Test Method for Open Cell Content of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
16ASTMD3014Test Method for Flame Height, Time of Burning & Loss of Mass of Rigid Thermoset Cellular Plastics in a Vertical Position.
17ASTME84Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
18ASTME96Test Method for Water Vapour Transmission of Materials.