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ASTM C591

Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 October 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Thermal and sound insulating materials): 91.100.60
ICS Code (Cellular materials): 83.100
scope:

This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from -297°F (-183°C) to 300°F (149°C). For specific applications, the actual temperature limits shall be agreed upon by the manufacturer and purchaser.

This specification only covers "polyurethane modified polyisocyanurate" thermal insulation which is commonly referred to as "polyisocyanurate" thermal insulation. This standard does not encompass all polyurethane modified materials. Polyurethane modified polyisocyanurate and other polyurethane materials are similar, but the materials will perform differently under some service conditions.

This standard is designed as a material specification, not a design document. Physical property requirements vary by application and temperature. At temperatures below -70°F (-51°C) the physical properties of the polyisocyanurate insulation at the service temperature are of particular importance. Below -70°F (-51°C) the manufacturer and the purchaser must agree on what additional cold temperature performance properties are required to determine if the material can function adequately for the particular application.

This standard addresses requirements of unfaced preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate thermal insulation manufactured using blowing agents with an ozone depletion potential of 0 (ODP 0).

When adopted by an authority having jurisdiction, codes that address fire properties in many applications regulate the use of the thermal insulation materials covered by this specification. Fire properties are controlled by job, project, or other specifications where codes or government regulations do not apply.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 15, 2020
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
November 1, 2019
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
March 1, 2019
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
September 1, 2017
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
April 15, 2016
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
May 1, 2015
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
ASTM C591
October 15, 2013
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
October 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
June 1, 2012
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
April 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
May 15, 2011
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
November 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
December 1, 2008
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
June 1, 2008
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
June 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
December 1, 2005
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces...
November 10, 2001
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on surfaces from...
May 10, 2000
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on...
October 15, 1994
Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers the types, physical properties, and dimensions of unfaced, preformed rigid cellular polyisocyanurate plastic material intended for use as thermal insulation on...
January 25, 1985
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR UNFACED PREFORMED RIGID CELLULAR POLYURETHANE THERMAL INSULATION
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