For Domestic applications the best product to use pound for pound is Armaflex Class O pipe insulation, not the cheapest one i know but still the best there is. It contains microban Class O Armaflex with In-Built Anti-Microbial Protection.
In-built Microban® technology gives Class O Armaflex an added level of protection against harmful microbes such as bacteria, mould and mildew.
Class O Armaflex is the flexible, closed cell, elastomeric, nitrile rubber insulation that offers reliable protection against condensation and effectively prevents energy loss.
Class O Armaflex is dust free, fibre free and CFC free with an ODP of zero. Its inherent attributes and combination of properties makes Armaflex a highly efficient method of insulating hot and cold water services, chilled water lines, heating systems, air conditioning ductwork and refrigerated pipework for condensation control, energy conservation and frost protection.
The Competitive Advantage of Specifying Class O Armaflex
» New! Built-In Anti-Microbial Protection Reduces Mould and Bacteria Growth
» Built-In Vapour Barrier Prevents Condensation
» Reduce Energy Losses Up to 87%
» Lightweight and flexible, quick and easy installation with low maintenance requirements, resulting in time and cost savings
» Excellent resistance to the effects of ozone, oil and chemicals
» Process work
» Hot and cold water services
» Chilled water lines
» Heating systems
» Air conditioning ductwork
» Refrigeration pipework and ancillary equipment
There is also the cheaper alternative, still giving excellent insulative properties nonetheless in Tubolit Economically priced insulation for domestic heating and plumbing.
Tubolit is a high quality CFC and HCFC free, silver grey, fl exible closed cell polyethylene pipe insulation. Particularly effective for the thermal insulation of domestic heating and plumbing pipe work for energy conservation and frost protection Tubolit, being fl exible, is easy to install. It is not fi brous and creates no dust during installation or use. Tubolit is, as with all other Armacell insulation products, CFC and HCFC free, each with an ODP of zero and manufactured to quality standard BS EN ISO 9001:2000 and environmental standard BS EN ISO 14001:1996.
Tubolit Quick is a pre-cut ready to use elbow which is designed to reduce installation time and costs. The patented locking system eliminates mitred corners and the need for adhesive - giving a faster and more effective result.