ASTM C1409 - 12

    Standard Guide for Measuring and Estimating Quantities of Insulated Piping and Components

    Active Standard ASTM C1409 | Developed by Subcommittee: C16.40

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.06


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This guide establishes procedures to help parties involved in unit price piping insulation contracts reach agreement as to what components will be counted for pricing purposes.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide defines the components of an insulated piping system to be measured or counted to determine quantities and pricing for unit price contracts or extra work.

    1.2 Pricing may be done through unit pricing for each item by pipe size, type of insulation system, insulation thickness, double or multilayer insulation, type of weatherproofing or jacketing, and pressure rating (if necessary) or through component (fitting) factor or multipliers.

    1.2.1 Component (fitting) factors or multipliers, which are multipliers times the straight length of piping as shown in Table 1, determine relative prices for each component not within the scope of this guide. These factors or multipliers are to be determined by the insulating contractor relative to the given situation and insulation system specification.

    TABLE 1 Piping Unit Price Schedule, Hot Insulation, 0.016-in. Thick Aluminum Jacketing, Cost per Linear Foot (All Materials and Labor Necessary for a Complete Installation)

    11/2 

    2

    21/2 

    3

    31/2 

    4

    31/2 DLA ,B

    4 DLA,B

    4 DLA,B

    2 and under

    21/2 

    3

    31/2 

    4

    6

    8

    10

    12

    14

    16

    18

    20

    24

    30

    Over 30 and Equipment

    A DL = Double layer.
    B In some insulation systems, double-layer insulation may occur at smaller thickness.

    1.2.2 It is suggested that only one type of pricing be used on a project.

    1.2.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.


    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

    C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.01 (Pipeline components in general. Pipelines)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30141500(Thermal insulation)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C1409-12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C1409-12, Standard Guide for Measuring and Estimating Quantities of Insulated Piping and Components, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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