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ASTM C1729 - 12 Standard Specification for Aluminum Jacketing for Insulation


Source: ASTM International

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers aluminum jacketing for thermal and acoustical insulation operating at either above or below ambient temperatures and in both indoor and outdoor locations. It does not cover insulation jacketing made from other materials such as mastics, fiber reinforced plastic, PVC, or stainless steel nor does it cover the details of thermal or acoustical insulation systems.

1.2 This specification provides physical requirements for aluminum jacketing for thermal and acoustical insulation. Guide C1423 provides guidance in selecting jacketing materials and their safe use.

1.3 This is a material specification and does not imply any performance of the installed system using the materials specified herein. For information about installation of aluminum jacketing, see (1).

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation
C450 Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
C585 Practice for Inner and Outer Diameters of Thermal Insulation for Nominal Sizes of Pipe and Tubing
C835 Test Method for Total Hemispherical Emittance of Surfaces up to 1400C
C1423 Guide for Selecting Jacketing Materials for Thermal Insulation
D3363 Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test
E84 Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
F1249 Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Modulated Infrared Sensor

ANSI Standard
ANSIH35.2/H35.2(M) Dimensional Tolerances for Aluminum Mill Products

Index Terms

aluminum; cladding; jacket; jacketing; lagging; moisture barrier; moisture retarder; thermal insulation; Aluminum; Cladding; Jacketing materials for thermal insulation; Moisture barrier; Moisture resistance; Thermal insulation

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.100.60 (Thermal and sound insulating materials)

DOI: 10.1520/C1729-12

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