INSULATION MATERIALS USED IN LIQUEFIED GAS SHIPS

The properties, advantages and disadvantages of various insulation materials are discussed including balsa wood, high density foam, mineral/glass wool, perlite, polyurethane foam, and polystyrene. Typical densities and thermal conductivity values for the different materials are tabulated.

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    Institute of Marine Engineers

    Memorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
    London EC3R 7JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Prew, L R
    • Young, S F
  • Publication Date: 1980-11

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  • Accession Number: 00331963
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM