Engineering ToolBox - Resources, Tools and Basic Information for Engineering and Design of Technical Applications!

# Insulation

## Calculate heat transfer and heat loss from buildings and technical applications. Heat transfer coefficients and insulation methods available for reduction of energy consumption.

### Arithmetic and Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference

Arithmetic Mean Temperature Difference in Heat Exchangers - AMTD - and Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference - LMTD - formulas with examples - Online Mean Temperature Calculator.

### Building Elements - Heat Loss vs. Thermal Resistivity

Thermal resistance in building elements like walls, floors and roofs above and below the ground.

### Building Materials - Vapour Resistance

Diffusion of vapor through building materials.

### Calcium Silicate Insulation

Thermal conductivity of calcium silicate insulation - temperature and k-values.

### Conductive Heat Transfer

Conductive heat transfer takes place in a solid if there is a temperature gradient.

### Copper Tubes - Uninsulated Heat Losses

Heat loss from uninsulated copper pipes - dimensions ranging 1/2 - 4 inches.

### Duct Wrap Insulation - Thermal Resistance

Heat flow thermal resistance of unfaced and faced duct wrap insulation.

### Fiberglass Insulation

Thermal conductivity of fiberglass insulation - temperature and k-values.

### Heat Traced Pipes - Wrapping Factor

Wrapping factor when the heat loss from a pipe or tube is higher than the capacity of the heat trace cable.

### Insulated Copper Tubes - Heat Loss

Heat loss to surrounding air from insulated copper tubes.

### Insulation Materials - Operating Temperature Limits

Temperature limits for commonly used insulation materials.

### Insulation of Cooling Systems

Cooling systems and insulation thickness.

### Mineral Wool Insulation

Thermal conductivity - k-values - vs. temperature.

### Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients

Walls or heat exchangers - calculate overall heat transfer coefficients.

### Perlite Insulation

Thermal conductivity - k-values - vs. temperature.

### Pipes - Bare Surface Heat Loss

Heat loss vs. surface temperature.

### Pipes - Insulated Heat Loss Diagrams

Heat loss (W/m) from 1/2 to 6 inches insulated pipesĀ - ranging insulation thickness 10 to 80 mm and temperature differences 20 to 180 degC.

### Pipes - Insulated Heat Loss Diagrams

Heat loss (W/ft) diagrams for 1/2 to 6 inches insulated pipesĀ - ranging insulation thickness 0.5 to 4 inches and temperature differences 50 to 350 degF.

### Pipes and Cylinders - Conductive Heat Losses

Conductive heat losses through cylinder or pipe walls.

### Piping - Recommended Insulation Thickness

Recommended insulation thickness for heating systems like hot water and low, medium or high pressure steam systems.

### Polyurethane Insulation

Thermal conductivity - k-values - vs. temperature.

### Radiation - Surface Emissivity Coefficients

Radiation emissivity of common materials like water, ice, snow, grass and more.

Heat transfer due to emission of electromagnetic waves is known as thermal radiation.

### Solids, Liquids and Gases - Thermal Conductivities

Thermal conductivity coefficients for insulation materials, aluminum, asphalt, brass, copper, steel, gases and more.

### Steel Pipes - Heat Loss Diagram

Heat loss from steel pipes and tubes - dimensions 1/2 to 12 inches.

## Search

Search is the most efficient way to navigate the Engineering ToolBox.

## Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - Online 3D modeling!

Add standard and customized parametric components - like flange beams, lumbers, piping, stairs and more - to your Sketchup model with the Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - enabled for use with older versions of the amazing SketchUp Make and the newer "up to date" SketchUp Pro . Add the Engineering ToolBox extension to your SketchUp Make/Pro from the Extension Warehouse !

We don't collect information from our users. More about

We use a third-party to provide monetization technologies for our site. You can review their privacy and cookie policy here.

You can change your privacy settings by clicking the following button: .

## Citation

• The Engineering ToolBox (2009). Insulation. [online] Available at: https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/insulation-heat-loss-t_4.html [Accessed Day Month Year].

Modify the access date according your visit.

8.21.8

.