SHEET METAL CLADDING 2017-09-13T11:22:50+00:00

Sheet Metal Cladding

Sheet Metal cladding is available in Galvanized, Stainless Steel, and Aluminium Muffs cut and rolled to suit all pipe sizes and Insulation thickness’s. Special sizes can be manufactured to meet  your requirements.

Lobster Back and Miter Bends, Valve and Flange Boxes can be made to order.

Insulpro CC supplies all Strapping, Crimping Seals, Pop Rivets, Self Tapping Screws and Equipment required for the application of the Protective Cladding of Insulation.

Technical Data

  • Cladding of Chill Water pipe work systems.
  • Cladding of heating system pipework.
  • Exposed Ducting (Return & Supply).
  • Boilers.
  • Silos.
  • Evaporators.
  • Driers.
  • Vessels (Vertical/Horizontal).
  • Generator exhausts.
  • Sealers.
  • Pop Pliers.
  • Tin Snips.
  • Small Dividers.
  • Big Dividers.
  • Various Strapping (galvanized/stainless steel).
  • Seals.
  • Pop rivets.
  • Galvanised.
  • Stainless Steel 430BA (Bright Annealed).
  • Stainless Steel 430 Brushed.
  • Galvanised.
  • Stainless Steel 430BA (Bright Annealed).
  • Stainless Steel 430 Brushed.
  • Aluminium.
  • Galvanised.
  • Stainless Steel 430BA (Bright Annealed).
  • Stainless Steel 430 Brushed.
  • Aluminium.
  • Galvanised.
  • Stainless Steel 430BA (Bright Annealed).
  • Stainless Steel 430 Brushed.
  • Aluminium.

The process of installing pipe cladding over an insulated pipe takes patience and a keen eye for detail. The installer must develop a professional attitude towards the overall finish and presentation of the job from the start as any mistake or oversight will be seen by the customer.

The following procedure should be followed when installing a section of pipe cladding:

  • Check the pipe insulation to make sure there are no rips or tears in the outer foil covering or vapour barrier.
  • Decide on a starting point for the installation of the cladding. This may be from a vessel or flange.
  • Try in so far as reasonably possible to keep the joints hidden and out or view. This will add to the overall appearance of the job.
  •  When installing a round pipe section, the cylindrical pipe will have to be pulled apart to fit over the insulated pipe, so it is important that the cladding pipe is not damaged.
  • Make sure that when you are fitting the cladding pipe over the insulated pipe that you do not tear the insulation of protective foil covering.
  • Temporarily fix the cladding pipe in place using self-tapping screws.
  • Install the next section of pipe or fitting in place by fitting the male swage of one section into the female section of the other fitting.
  • Secure in place using the self-tapping screws ensuring that the joint is tight and free from movement.
  • Check your measurements as you install each section so as to avoid a problem at the end of the overall installation. As each section is installed measurements can creep thus increasing the overall length, and make it difficult to install the final pieces.

When the installation is complete make sure there are no finger or hand marks on the job, wipe the cladding with a soft clean cloth to remove such marks.

Wrap sheet metal muffs around insulated pipe where required, ensuring longitudinal overlap is at 90 degrees facing downward to ensure water shedding when exposed. Secure muffs with 10mm strapping and seals.