Insulation Innovation Blog

Six Strengths of Stone Wool

Posted by Brittney Fells

Stone wool, also referred to as mineral wool, has been produced naturally since the beginning of the nineteenth century. The natural, sustainable material has significant advantages over other insulation materials. 

We have broken down the power of stone wool into six strengths that are inherent in the versatile properties of this industrial insulation material. The six strengths found below help commercial and industrial facilities address some of the biggest application challenges. 

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Topics: Industrial Mechanical Insulation, Mineral wool, mechanical insulation, industrial insulation, insulation properties, stone wool insulation, strengths

Mineral Wool vs. Fiberglass in Pipe and Tank Wrap

Posted by Brittney Fells

Pipe and tank insulation is a semi-rigid wrap designed to insulate large piping, round duct and other curved surfaces, such as pipes with tracing lines, most fittings and other irregular shapes. Tank wraps are used extensively in industrial insulation applications to insulate horizontal or vertical tanks, vessels and round ducts. The two primary insulation materials used for pipe and tank wraps are either mineral wool or fiberglass.

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Topics: Fiberglass, Mineral wool, Pipe and Tank Wrap

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