Insulation jacketing is an outer covering that is wrapped around tubing or pipe insulation to shield the insulation from moisture, wear, and mechanical damage. Insulation jacketing plays a vital role in the productivity and effectiveness of the mechanical insulation.
When selecting a jacketing one must consider the mechanical, chemical, thermal, and moisture conditions of the installation as well as cost and aesthetics requirement.
Insulation jacketing consist of an exterior covering that is wrapped around a tubing or pipe insulation to protect the insulation from moisture, wear and mechanical damage. The jacketing plays a significant role in the effectiveness of the insulation.