General Physical Properties of FOAMGLAS® HLB Insulation

FOAMGLAS® HLB Insulation

General Physical Properties

 
 

For information regarding other general physical properties please contact Pittsburgh Corning's Technical Services.

 
 

Property

Test Methods

SI

Imperial

Composition   Soda lime silicate glass - inorganic with no fibers or binders

Service

Temperature 

Without Load

With Load

-268 to 482°C

-268 to 400°C

-450 to 900°F

-450 to 752°F

Absorption of Moisture 

 

ASTM C240

EN 1609

EN 12087

< 0.2% A

 < = 0.5 kg / m2 B

< 0.2% A

Hygroscopicity  

No increase in weight at 90% relative humidity

Water Vapor Permeability

ASTM E96 (Wet Cup)

EN 1208

EN ISO 10456

0.00 ng / (Pa•s•m)   

μ = ∞B

0.00 perm•in A

Capillarity   None

Combustion & Reaction to Fire

ASTM E136

ASTM E84

EN ISO 1182

Noncombustible

Flame Spread Index 0 A

Smoke Development Index 0 A

Euroclass A1 B

Corrosion, Water Soluable Ions & PH

ASTM C871

ASTM C692

ASTM C1617

EN 13468

Acceptable for use with Stainless Steel

Pass (0 Coupon Cracked)

< DI Water

CL2 A

Compressive Strength

ASTM C165

ASTM C240

ASTM C552

EN 826

(Method A)

See our PDS for grade specific information.

Dimensional Stability

ASTM C411

EN 1604

EXCELLENT - Does not shrink, swell or warp

DS 70 / 90 A

Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

ASTM E228

EN 13471

-170 to 25°C

6.6 x 10-6 K-1

 

25 to 300°C

9.0 x 10-6 K-1

-274 to 75°F

3.7 x 10-6 F-1

 

75 to 575°F

5.0 x 10-6 F-1

Specific Heat

ASTM E1416

0.84 kJ / (kg•K)

0.20 BTU / (lb•°F)

Thermal Conductivity (λ-value)

ASTM C518

ASTM C177

EN 13787

See our PDS for grade and temperature specific information.

 

 Contact Us for help determining the appropriate values for your system or application.

Thermal Diffusivity ASTM E1416 4.2 x 10-7 m2 / s 0.016 ft2 / hr
 
 

Meets the performance criteria of ASTM C552 and EN 14305.

A Declared with respect to conformity with ASTM C552.

B Declared with respect to conformity with EN 14305.

 
 
 

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