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    Insulation Materials, Testing and Applications

    McElroy DL, Kimpflen JF
    Published: 1990

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    STP 1030 provides the insulation community with an update on residential, commercial, and industrial application. Includes 50 papers on new materials assessments and properties of foams, properties and models, loose-fill behavior, systems performance testing, building applications and user interests, and industrial applications and tests.

    Table of Contents

    Evaluation of Fumed-Silica Insulation for a Thermal Conductivity Standard Reference Material

    A Summary of the Manufacture, Uses, and Properties of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

    Magnesium Oxychloride-Based Foam Thermal Insulation: An Initial Investigation

    Thermal Resistance of Fine Powders at Atmospheric Pressure and under Vacuum

    Solid Conductivity of Loaded Fibrous Insulations

    Radiant Heat Transfer in Extremely Low Density Fibrous Assemblies

    Variation of Insulating Properties of Closed-Cell Foam Insulation

    Overview of Physical Properties of Cellular Thermal Insulations

    Technical Assessment of Foam-in-place Cellular Plastics for Building Envelope Applications

    Evaluation of Long-Term Thermal Resistance of Gas-filled Foams: State of the Art

    Measurement of Gas Diffusion in Closed-Cell Foams

    Foam Insulation Aging: Historical Perspective and Outstanding Problems

    Deterioration of Thermal Insulation Properties of Extruded Polystyrene: Classification and Quality Control System in Sweden

    Long-Term R-Values and Thermal Testing Requirements for Rigid Insulating Foams

    Comparison of Gas and Electric Radiant Panels for Measuring the Flammability of Loose-Fill Cellulose Insulation

    Field Data on Settling in Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation

    An In Situ Evaluation of the Settling of Loose-Fill Rock Wool Insulation in the Attics of Two Manufactured Home Units

    Apparent Thermal Conductivity Versus Density as a Function of Blown Thickness for Pneumatically Applied Insulations: Continuing Studies

    New Developments Toward Accurate Assessment of Material Density for ASTM C 687 Testing of Pneumatically Applied Insulations

    A Round Robin on Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Several Loose-Fill Insulations

    A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Convective Effects in Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation

    An Acoustic Technique for Evaluation of Thermal Insulation

    A Dynamic Test Method for Determining Transfer Function Coefficients for a Wall Specimen Using a Calibrated Hot Box

    Thermal Resistances of Metal Frame Wall Constructions Incorporating Various Combinations of Insulating Materials

    Methods for Determining the Thermal Performance of Reflective Insulation Systems

    Influence of Natural Convection in an Insulated Cavity on the Thermal Performance of a Wall

    A Survey of Window U-Value Measurements in Sweden (1977–1987)

    Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Recently Developed Lightweight Structural Concrete

    The Northwest Wall Moisture Study: A Field Study of Moisture in the Exterior Walls of New Northwest Energy-Efficient Homes

    A Comparison of Two Techniques for Monitoring the Field Thermal Performance of Roof Systems

    A Comparison of Two Independent Techniques for the Determination of In Situ Thermal Performance

    Use of Two Heat Flow Transducers for Transient Thermal Measurements on Porous Insulating Materials

    Modeling of Thermal Resistance Test Configurations That Use Thin Heaters

    Importance of Radiation in Transient Tests of Fibrous Insulations

    Transient Coupled Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer Through Ceiling Fiberglass/Gypsum Board Composite

    Spectral Radiative Properties and Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Expanded Polystyrene Foam Insulation

    Optically Thin Fibrous Insulations

    Minimum Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Residential Buildings for PC-Based Energy Conservation Standards

    Computer Modeling of Climates

    Factors Influencing Consumer Insulation Activities

    Implementing Thermal Insulation Product Standards

    Corrosiveness of Residential Thermal Insulation Materials under Simulated Service Conditions

    The Most Needed Building Foundations Research Products

    Case Histories of Underground Heat Distribution Systems: 1959–1986

    Review of ASTM Guide for Removable Insulation Covers (C 1094)

    New Developments in Test Technology for ASTM C 692 (Preproduction Corrosion Test for Insulation To Be Used on Austenitic Stainless Steel)

    High-Temperature Calorimeter Performance Variable Study

    An Automated High-Temperature Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus for Measuring Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Insulations Between 300 and 750 K

    On the Thermal Insulation of Outdoor Electronic Cabinets

    Heat-Insulating, High-Temperature Materials on Cenosphere Base

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1030-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5109-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1278-0