Course No. 14
Thermal Insulation – Pipe and Fittings
Identification and application of thermal insulation for pipe and fittings. Principles of heat flow and purpose of thermal insulation; properties of common insulating materials; accessory materials; selection of materials; techniques for applying high, medium and low temperature insulation; various types of finishes and protective coverings. Twelve field exercises are included in this course. The facilities and materials required for the performance of each exercise and an examiner’s scoring sheet for each performance are described in detail.
Prequisites: Familiarity with the physical appearance of industrial piping.
*Field exercises take an additional 25 hours.