PIB is available as a factory applied insulation system.  PIB is a weatherproofing material for insulated ductwork and pipework.  It is produced from high molecular weight polyisobutylene.  Tests carried out by Plysolene over a 20 year period have shown no significant alteration to the properties of the material, consequently no maintenance is required.  A range of thicknesses from 0.5mm to 1.2mm are available to cover all applications from small pipes to large.

Benefits Include;

  • Will not harden;
  • Will not crack or peel;
  • Virtually non-aging;
  • Ozone resistant;
  • UV resistant.
  • Highly resistant to many chemicals;
PIB Approvals;

  • Approved by the Department of Environment PSA Standard Specification (M&E) No 3;
  • Does not conduct electricity;
  • Meets Class 2 Spread of Flames BSS 467 Part 7: 1971;
  • Fumes given off when burning are not considered toxic.

 Technical Data

Test Values
Specific Gravity 1.6
Tensile Strength 2.5Nmm-2
Elongation 300%
Temperature Range -34°C to +72°C
Vapour Permeability 5g/0.001in/m2/day at 38°C and 90% RH (0.1g/m2/24 hrs)
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