There are a wide variety of
applications for mineral wool within industry from lagging pipes,
providing high performance insulation products for shipping to within
air-conditioning systems. Its flexibility, durability and wide range of
formats enable it to be applied in many situations.
European mineral wool producers
have also developed products adapted for very specific uses and
environments. For example, technical insulation products that can
operate in standard conditions of up to 900°C such as process pipings,
boilers in power plants and smoke flues.
Benefits include reduced energy
expenditure, improved personal safety of workers and reduced
The most important reason to
insulate onboard is to save lives in the event of fire. It is also
essential to organise good working conditions for staff and an enjoyable
environment for all passengers. Both are provided by mineral wool
thermal and acoustic insulating products.
A shipyard can be a challenging
environment for insulation work and a wide range of ready pre-covered
and preformed insulation products are available to ensure labour, cost
and weight savings.
ventilation and air conditioning
heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in buildings are
usually insulated. Insulation is needed either to keep the circulating
water hot or air warm or to keep the cooling water cold and to avoid