How to Remove Pipe Insulation?

Answer Pipes are wrapped with insulation to help keep them from freezing in the winter or, in the case of cooling pipes, to keep them from dripping condensation in the summer. Pipe insulation may need to ... Read More »

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Can pipe insulation cause corrosion?

Pipe insulation can cause corrosion, particularly if the insulation is wet and the pipe work is subject to temperatures between 140 and 250 degrees Fahrenheit. The corrosion rate of steel beneath w... Read More »

How to Seal Asbestos Pipe Insulation?

The use of asbestos has decreased significantly since the 1980s, when it was identified as a serious health risk. Sealing damaged asbestos pipe insulation is an extremely dangerous job, due to the ... Read More »

What is used for wood stove pipe insulation?

Wood stove pipes are often insulated with mineral wool or other types of non-combustible materials. Polyurethane, cellulose, styrofoam and fiberglass insulation should not be used for wood stove pi... Read More »

What is used for wood stove chimney pipe insulation?

Mineral wool is the recommended insulation for chimney pipes. Although regular fiberglass insulation is not flammable, it contains a resin that fails at 250 degrees and falls apart at high temperat... Read More »