ASTM C1086 - 09

    Standard Specification for Glass Fiber Mechanically Bonded Felt Thermal Insulation

    Active Standard ASTM C1086 | Developed by Subcommittee: C16.23

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.06


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    Abstract

    This specification covers glass fiber unsupported needled felt binder-free thermal insulations. This material is used as the thermal insulation component in the fabrication of insulation systems for use on machinery and equipment, such as steam turbines, boilers, boiler feed pumps, and piping at specified elevated temperatures. Thermal insulations should adhere to the following physical requirements: apparent thermal conductivity, hot surface performance, tensile strength, non-combustibility, and dimensions (nominal thickness, mass per unit area, length, and width).

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers glass fiber unsupported needled felt (mechanically bonded) binder-free insulation for thermal insulation. This material is used as the thermal insulation component in the fabrication of insulation systems for use on machinery and equipment, such as steam turbines, boilers, boiler feed pumps, and piping at temperatures from ambient up to 1200°F (650°C).

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 See Supplementary Requirements for modifications to paragraphs in this standard when using Specification C 1086 in lieu of the United States Department of Defense, Department of Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, in Washington, DC. Military Specifications No.(s) MIL-I-16411F.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C167 Test Methods for Thickness and Density of Blanket or Batt Thermal Insulations

    C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation

    C177 Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus

    C335 Test Method for Steady-State Heat Transfer Properties of Pipe Insulation

    C390 Practice for Sampling and Acceptance of Thermal Insulation Lots

    C411 Test Method for Hot-Surface Performance of High-Temperature Thermal Insulation

    C518 Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus

    C1045 Practice for Calculating Thermal Transmission Properties Under Steady-State Conditions

    C1058 Practice for Selecting Temperatures for Evaluating and Reporting Thermal Properties of Thermal Insulation

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D578 Specification for Glass Fiber Strands

    U.S. Federal Standard

    FED-STD-191 Textile Test Methods Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.

    U.S. Military Standards

    MIL-STD-1623 Fire Performance Requirements and Approved Specifications for Interior Finish Materials and Furnishings (Naval Shipboard Use)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.60 (Thermal and sound insulating materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30141500(Thermal insulation)


    DOI: 10.1520/C1086-09

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