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BS 5970 1st Edition, December 21, 2001
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Code of Practice for Thermal Insulation of Pipework and Equipment in the Temperature Range -100 Degrees C to +870 Degrees C
Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , August 2007
Page Count:126
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This Code of practice describes aspects of thermal insulation for pipework and equipment in the temperature range –100 ºC to +870 ºC. The installation techniques described in this standard can be used outside the temperature range indicated, however, it is recommended that for such applications specialist advice should be sought. Specialist applications, such as road and rail transport vehicles and marine and offshore installations etc., can be subject to additional provisions not covered by this standard.

NOTE 1 Structural insulation of buildings and cold stores, fire protection of structures, refractory linings of plant, airborne installations and all external underground mains are not covered by this Code of practice.

NOTE 2 Specifications corresponding to parts of this Code of practice are given in BS 5422.