PT Aspen Indo Aeroteknika

2 mm of Aerogel Insulation Cuts Reactor Surface Temperature in Half

Working conditions near reactor improve, energy consumption drops
  • Insulate the external part of a reactor that has a process temperature of 120°C (248°F).
  • The insulation objectives were to:
  1. Eliminate heat dispersion from the reactor into the surrounding room.
  2. Allow operators to unscrew the bolts without removing or damaging the insulation.
  3. Achieve a safe surface touch temperature minimum insulation thickness.
  4. Provide a finished surface that didn´t require metallic cladding.
  5. Allow mounting/dismounting operations without losing time.
  • Agosti Isolazioni Termiche installed an aerogel solution of 2 mm Pyrogel® 2250 using a specifically chosen adhesive that was tested prior to installation.
  • The external surface was covered with layers of varnish that were tested prior to installation. The end user chose from seven colors for the external surface.
  • The end user observed a reduction by almost half of the external surface temperature with only a 2 mm insulation thickness.
  • The insulation was applied directly on the reactor, saving valuable time during numerous mounting and dismounting of the reactor.
  • The insulation noticeably improved operator working conditions near the reactor and reduced energy consumption significantly.
Product UsedPyrogel® 2250Product OverviewInstallation Partner

Agosti Isolazioni Termiche, Italy

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