Pipe Shields

   Manufacturers of insulated pipe supports, hot shoes and cold shoes since 1971

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Insulated Supports: Temperature, Dimensional, and Material Variances

Temperature Ranges

Pipe Shields Inc. strongly recommends the following temperature ranges for our standard insulation material:

Material Temperature
Calcium Silicate + 40°F to + 1200°F
Polyurethane - 275°F to + 275°F
Permali®/Insulam® - 328°F to + 248°F
Foamglas® - 450°F to + 900°F

Material Variances

Our standard paint finish is SP150 Red Oxide Primer which meets full EPA and California safety regulations. Other paint finishes are available upon request:

  • Hot dipped galvanized
  • In-organic zinc (CZ11HS)
  • SP145 grey oxide
  • Carbothane 134HG
  • Carbozinc 859

Slide plate material and other field welded material are coated with deoxaluminate (silver coating).

Model Designation for Alternate Insulation Materials

Polyurethane - Add U after Catalog Model Number Example: Pipe Shields B1000U
Urethane/Foamglas® - Add UF after Catalog Model Number Example: Pipe Shields B1000UF
Calcium Silicate/Foamglas® - Add CF after Catalog Model Number Example: Pipe Shields B1000CF

Typical Minimum Insulation Thickness

Temperature Range °F Pipe Size - Inches
2 & Less 2½ & 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-30 30-38 40 & Over Equipment
For Thermal Efficiency
1000-1099 5 5 6 6 7 7
900-999 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7
800-899 4 5 5 5 6 6
700-799 4 4 4 5 5 5
600-699 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5
500-599 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5
400-499 3 3 3 4 4 4
300-399 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4
200-299 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
100-199 1 1 1 1 1





 



 

 

 

Parent Company: Piping Technology: Pipe Supports, Pipe Clamps, & Pipe Hardware
Fellow Subsidiaries
U.S. Bellows: Metallic & Fabric Expansion Joints, Bellows
Sweco Fab: ASME Vessels, Pig Launchers, Spectacle Blinds

Pipe Shields: Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports, Slides, Guides & Anchors
Fronek Anchor/Darling
: Snubbers, Sway Struts & Sway Braces
Contact Us: 707-447-5014 Toll Free1-800-538-7007. info@pipeshields.com

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