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Above Ground Piping Systems


Insul-Pipe Systems has created a better way of insulating chilled and hot water piping for outside building walls, chiller yards and rooftops. We apply the same principles used on our pre-insulated underground piping systems with a durable all weather outer jacketing! Insul-Pipe Systems-RT offers the superior efficiency and quality of a factory pre-fabricated system which is unavailable in the traditionally hand wrapped insulation installed in adverse field conditions.

This system features:

  • Closed cell polyurethane insulation offering the lowest available thermal conductivity and best natural resistance to water penetration.
  • Aluminum outer jacketing protecting the insulation from erosion and acting as a vapor barrier against water intrusion or condensation.
  • Engineered coupling and fitting insulation kits providing the same level of moisture resistance and insulation protection.
  • Reduced installation risk to building and workers using convenient pre-insulated joints and fittings kits installed with a fraction of the labor.
  • Improved owner confidence in installation quality using a system, with the exception of the couplings and fittings, completely insulated at our plant.
  • Long-term energy savings over the life of the system with the superior insulating capabilities of polyurethane insulation.

We can manufacture lnsul-Pipe Systems-RT to the job specifications using a carrier pipe of:

  • PVC
  • Fiberglass
  • Steel
  • Copper

Insul-Pipe Systems-RT is compatible with coupling systems for glue joint, threaded, butt weld, solder joint or grooved piping.


Table Sizes and Measures

Steel or PVC x Alum Jacket
1/2 5/6 1.53 4 0.05 10.93 0.020
3/4 1 1.43 4 0.05 10.18 0.027
1 11/3 1.29 4 0.05 9.23 0.037
1 1/4 1 2/3 1.12 4 0.05 8.00 0.054
1 1/2 1 8/9 1.00 4 0.05 7.14 0.070
2 23/8 0.76 4 0.05 5.45 0.114
2 1/2 2 7/8 1.51 6 0.05 10.80 0.070
3 31/2 1.20 6 0.05 8.57 0.107
4 41/2 1.70 8 0.05 12.14 0.097
5 54/7 1.17 8 0.05 8.35 0.174
6 65/8 1.64 10 0.05 11.70 0.148
8 85/8 1.62 12 0.064 11.60 0.195

Copper Core x Alum Jacket
nom. pipe size pipe OD insul layer inches jacket OD inches jacket wall "R" heat loss*
1/4 5/16 1.79 4 0.05 12.81 0.006
3/8 1/2 1.70 4 0.05 12.14 0.011
1/2 5/8 1.64 4 0.05 11.70 0.014
3/4 7/8 1.51 4 0.05 10.80 0.021
1 1 1/3 1.29 4 0.05 9.23 0,037
1 1/4 1 2/3 1.12 4 0.05 8.00 0.054
1 1/2 1 8/9 1.00 4 0.05 7.14 0.070
2 2 3/8 0.76 4 0.05 5.45 0.114
2 1/2 27/8 1.51 6 0.05 10.80 0.070
3 3 1/2 1.20 6 0.05 8.57 0.107
4 4 1/2 1.70 8 0.05 12.14 0.097
5 54/7 1.17 8 0.05 8.35 0.174
6 65/8 1.64 10 0.05 11.70 0.148

*BTUAT/deltaT-F


Sample Submittal Specifications

PIPING SYSTEM: Aboveground pre-insulated chilled and hot water supply and return piping system.

CARRIER PIPE: Alt. 1 STEEL - ASTM A-53 Grade B,ERW, SCH 40 or 80 thru 8" Beveled ends for welded fittings and connections. Alt. 2 PVC BE SCH 40 or 80 thru 8" for solvent weld coupling. Alt. 3 Type L or K Copper Tubing thru 8" Plain end for solder coupling.

OUTER JACKET: Smooth Wall Aluminum Tubing, 150 min. pressure rated, ASAE S263.2.

INSULATION: Polyurethane, 2.5 PCF density, 90 to 95% closed cell, poured in place, "K" = .13 per inch @ 75 degrees F.

END SEALS: Factory applied, waterproof mastic covering the urethane insulation at each end of each joint of pipe and bonded both to the carrier pipe and the outer jacket.

COUPLINGS: Coupling insulation kits are urethane components field mixed and poured into a pvc mold sealed to form a water tight seal. The insulated coupling is then covered and protected with a banded aluminum roll sleeve.

FITTINGS: Fittings insulation kits are urethane components field mixed and poured into a pvc molded fitting taped to form a water tight seal. The insulated fitting is then covered and protected with a banded aluminum cover.


Insul-Pipe Systems warrants its products against defects as to workmanship or product failure to the extent that should defects appear within one year from the date of shipment from our factory, that are proven to be the fault of the manufacturer, we will replace the item.

This warranty does not include the costs related to removal or reinstallation that might arise from defective materials or workmanship. There is no warranty expressed or implied other that that stated above.

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