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    The Function of Thermal Insulation

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    Thermal insulations or thermal insulation systems are usually defined as materials or combinations of materials that retard the flow of heat energy by conductive, convective, or radiative modes of transfer or a combination of these. In order to be effective, they must be properly applied.


    corrosion, insulation, energy, chlorides, stress corrosion

    Author Information:

    Barnhart, JM
    Thermal Insulation Manufacturers Association, Mt. Kisco, NY

    Committee/Subcommittee: C16.40

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39152S