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ASTM C450

Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 April 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 10
ICS Code (Heat recovery. Thermal insulation): 27.220
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This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed pipe insulation that shall be used in fabricating insulation covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from 150 to 1500 psi (1 to 10 MPa). These tables, which are part of this standard, are published separately as the ASTM Recommended Dimensional Standards for Fabrication of Thermal Insulation Fitting Covers for NPS Piping and Vessel Lagging. In addition, the ADJC0450A tables for Short Radius (SR) and Long Radius (LR) Elbows Insulation Fitting Covers for piping are included in this practice. The tables were developed to provide dimensions for shop fabrication use in forming pipe insulation fitting covers on NPS pipe operating at high temperature and low temperature. The tables also include dimensions for use in forming thermal insulation into curved segments, and lagging, for application on vessels. This practice does not apply to reflective-type insulation, insulation on screwed elbows, Short Radius (SR) and Long Radius (LR) Elbows Fitting Covers for tubing, dutchman (extended leg) insulation fitting covers, double-layered staggered-joint pipe insulation fitting covers, flexible preformed pipe-tube elastomeric foam fitting covers in accordance with Specification C534/C534M or polyolefin foam fitting covers in accordance with Specification C1427.

Refer to Guide C1710 when referring to insulation materials for fabrication of preformed flexible closed cell insulated 90° elbows, tees, or similar products.

This practice does not specify fabrication methods. Thermal insulation for fitting covers is formed by numerous fabrication methods. In general, insulations are cut by circular or band saws, shaped by grinders or millers, or molded/ preformed. Each method has certain advantages and disadvantages, depending upon the material to be formed, number of cuts required, material waste permissible, and quantity of fittings being produced. Fitting parts are assembled using adhesives and fabrication cements applied using dip pots, rollers, doctor blades, brush, or trowel, depending upon the materials being used. Any specification of the fabrication techniques is beyond the scope of this standard.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. In a few parts of this practice, the values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. The dimensional standard tables with fractional inch-pound (I.P.) system provided from the adjunct and in this document's tables are currently not available in decimal and metric equivalents.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM C450
April 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed pipe insulation that shall be used in fabricating insulation covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range...
November 1, 2017
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that shall be used in fabricating insulation covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from...
May 1, 2008
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that shall be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from 150 to 1500...
May 1, 2008
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that shall be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from 150 to 1500...
July 10, 2002
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, and Vessel Lagging
This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that may be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from 150 to 1500...
September 10, 1999
Standard Practice for Prefabrication and Field Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, Vessel Lagging, and Dished Head Segments
1. Scope 1.1 This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that may be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from...
September 10, 1999
Standard Practice for Prefabrication and Field Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, Vessel Lagging, and Dished Head Segments
1. Scope 1.1 This practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that may be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from...
March 15, 1994
Standard Practice for Prefabrication and Field Fabrication of Thermal Insulating Fitting Covers for NPS Piping, Vessel Lagging, and Dished Head Segments
A description is not available for this item.
August 27, 1976
STANDARD PRACTICE FOR PREFABRICATION AND FIELD FABRICATION OF THERMAL INSULATING FITTING COVERS FOR NPS PIPING, VESSEL LAGGING, AND DISHED HEAD SEGMENTS (R 1988) (E1-1988)
This recommended practice provides tables of dimensions of preformed insulation that may be used in fabricating covers for use on valves, ells, tees, flanges, and vessels in the pressure range from...
August 27, 1976
STANDARD PRACTICE FOR PREFABRICATION AND FIELD FABRICATION OF THERMAL INSULATING FITTING COVERS FOR NPS PIPING, VESSEL LAGGING, AND DISHED HEAD SEGMENTS (R 1988) (E1-1988)
A description is not available for this item.

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