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Product Highlight:Isogenopak Rigid PVC Jacketing


Isogenopak® is a special rigid PVC film for jacketing of insulated pipes. A dry, clean fitting is guaranteed. The inherent curl makes it the ideal material for quick and easy covering. 



Isogenopak® is self-extinguishing and has considerable resistance to acids, alkalis, salts, oil, petrol, aliphatic hydrocarbons and corrosive atmospheres. Iin addition, the material cannot corrode and is virtually impermeable to water vapour. It is unaffected by fresh and salt water and impervious to gases, grease and oil. The chemical characteristics of Isogenopak® are matched by equally good physical characteristics: High longitudinal and lateral tear resistance, high elasticity and shock resistance. Isogenopak® is very light: one square metre, 0.350 mm thick, weighs only about 500 g. Physiologically harmless, Isogenopak® has a light grey smooth surface which guarantees a long lasting elegant appearance. It requires no care or maintenance and also has very good antistatic characteristics. The material has considerable resistance to temperature changes and is stable from -20°C up to +65°C in indoor use. The thermal conductivity l of Isogenopak® is 0.16 W/mK.

Mounting Instructions:

Chemical resistance ensures long product life. Pre-curled Isogenopak® jacketing film is supplied in rolls of 15 to 35 m in length with 1 000 mm as the most common width. The Isogenopak® system is completed by a large variety of pre-moulded bends, t-sections, caps and cuffs. First the insulant must be attached to the pipe without gaps. When using mineral wool sections, loose fill wool can be used to cover the bends and other shapes. The insulant has to be affixed to the pipe consistently. to attach the Isogenopak® jacketing we advise to start with the moulded pieces, e.g. bends (1) and t-sections (2).for straight sections Isogenopak® is cut from the roll according to the circumference to be cladded. Allow an extra 20-30 mm for overlapping. A guide rail for the cutter (3) has proven its worth. Because the pre-curling Isogenopak® clings around the insulated pipe (4) almost by itself. Just little additional adjustment is required. The circumferential seams should overlap by about 20-30 mm as well. Isogenopak® is fixed along the longitudinal seams either by using plastic push-in rivets in distances of about 150 mm (5) or special solvent-based adhesive continuously along the seams (6).

            1. Fitting of a Pre-Moulded bend

2. T Section

3. Cutting of Isogenopak® with a guide rail

4. Fitting of Isogenopak® to a straight section

5. Closing longitudinal seams with plastic push-in rivets

6. Longitudinal seam closed with special solvent-based adhesive


                                    

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