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Eurobatex Class 0 Pipe Insulation

Eurobatex Class 0 Pipe Insulation is a closed cell, nitrile rubber pipe insulation, also referred to as flexible elastomeric foam. For a material to achieve a "Class 0" rating is must pass the Part 6 (Fire Propagation) achieving a Class 0 result as well as Part 7 (Flame spread) achieving a Class 1 result. In certain situations a Class 0 fire rating is required, it is often best to refer to any specification you have been given or your local planning officer if you are unsure.

Eurobatex Class 0 has on Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) of zero, and a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of zero, this information is particularly of importance if you are working to the Code for Sustainable Homes.
In terms of performance, Eurobatex has a thermal conductivity of 0.033W/m.K at 0ºC, slightly better than average for products in its class. It is also a very workable material, it is flexible enough that you could tie it in knots if you were so inclined (its not very useful to do so in most applications though). It does however mean the the material in many cases can be taken straight around a bend in the pipe work, or fed directly onto long coils or lengths of copper pipework. The material can be supplied as un-split tube, pre-split tube or self sealing tube, as well as with a range of additional facings for external or underground use.

Nitrile rubber pipe insulation is not UV stable, so must be painted (with a flexible paint) or faced for exterior use. It can be prone to snagging and tearing so if in an area where there is a lot of foot fall you may need to consider alternatives. Nitrile rubber has a temperature range of about -50ºC to + 105ºC, although you are likely to get hardening towards the upper end of its limits.

You can buy Eurobatex in a range of thicknesses, 6mm, 9mm, 13mm, 19mm, 25mm and 32mm with 3mm and 40mm being available as special order sizes for sheet (subject to MOQ). Eurobatex can be supplied in 2m Lengths, Boxed Coils, 15m Bagged Coils, Flat Sheet, Rolled Sheet, Self Adhesive Sheet and UV resistant sheet - as well as a broad range of other niche application variations.

Eurobatex can be used in most common domestic applications (conservation of heat & frost protection particularly) as well as in air conditioning and refrigeration applications, condensation control and ground source heat pump applications. Nitrile rubber contains naturally occurring biocides, which discourage the growth of mould and fungus.

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Class 0 Eurobatex Pipe Insulation

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