Model # OEP07838

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Armacell Tubolit 3/4 in. x 6 ft. Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation
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Armacell

Tubolit 3/4 in. x 6 ft. Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation

  • Protect against mold and energy loss for copper- PVC-iron pipes
  • Used to reduce heat loss or heat gain and maximize energy savings
  • Can be used as a protective cover where necessary
$118 /each
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Product Overview

  • Protect against mold and energy loss for copper- PVC-iron pipes
  • Used to reduce heat loss or heat gain and maximize energy savings
  • Can be used as a protective cover where necessary
The Armacell Tubolit 3/4 in. x 6 ft. Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation helps save energy by protecting your copper and iron pipes from freezing. This insulation is mold resistant and fire rated helping ensure a safe and long-lasting use.
  • Designed to insulate copper and iron pipes
  • Foam helps protect against freezing
  • Saves energy
  • Made of polyethylene
  • Mold resistant
  • Fire-rated
  • Note: Product may vary by store.

Product Overview

The Armacell Tubolit 3/4 in. x 6 ft. Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation helps save energy by protecting your copper and iron pipes from freezing. This insulation is mold resistant and fire rated helping ensure a safe and long-lasting use.

  • Designed to insulate copper and iron pipes
  • Foam helps protect against freezing
  • Saves energy
  • Made of polyethylene
  • Mold resistant
  • Fire-rated
  • Note: Product may vary by store.

Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum compatible pipe size (in.)
.75
Product Depth (in.)
72
Product Height (in.)
1.625 in
Product Length (in.)
72 in
Product Width (in.)
1.625 in

Details

Accessory Type
Insulation
Compatible Pipe Material
Copper
Features
Self-Sealing
Insulation R-Value
2.3
Minimum compatible pipe size (in.)
.75
Pipe or Fitting Product Type
Accessory
Product Weight (lb.)
0.2lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum compatible pipe size (in.)
.75
Product Depth (in.)
72
Product Height (in.)
1.625 in
Product Length (in.)
72 in
Product Width (in.)
1.625 in

Details

Accessory Type
Insulation
Compatible Pipe Material
Copper
Features
Self-Sealing
Insulation R-Value
2.3
Minimum compatible pipe size (in.)
.75
Pipe or Fitting Product Type
Accessory
Product Weight (lb.)
0.2lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

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Questions & Answers

Can Tubolit Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation be used on hot water pipes?

Asked by: diyer1
Yes. Also heat can leak out of the cold plumbing at a tank water heater, as well as the pressure temp. relief valve. In general, if the hot water hasn't been run for a while, and a pipe or fitting by the water heater is warmer than the ambient temp., it deserves some insulation. I think CA Energy Code say's 5' of H&C plumbing at the water heater as a minimum. Many tank w/h's come with 2 2.5' pieces in the box and a pre-cut piece for the P/T valve . If you chose to insulate all your hot pipes, the hot that you've run to a fixture or area will stay hotter longer, so you'll waste less water waiting for the water to get hot enough. If there is a hot water recirculation loop, the whole thing really should be insulated, and installed with a timer and thermostat also. If cold water pipes are insulated liquid water won't condense on them an turn into mold, rot, mushrooms, or a water source for rodents and insects. This is usually just an issue where either too much moisture or not enough ventilation exists where the pipes are. All pipes that are insulated are more protected from freezing (don't bother with the one coming out of the w/h pressure temp.relief valve, it's an empty drain pipe).
Answered by: RBplumberguy
Date published: 2017-02-12

What is the lowest temperature will this protect pipe from freezing?

Asked by: Bubbles
Any pipe with water in it that isn't moving will freeze below 32F eventually. Insulation slows down the transfer of heat, but it doesn't keep it from transferring. It's like having a leak in an air mattress that's impossible to fix completely. As a plumber, I'll tell you that I never see properly insulated (if the pipe or fitting can be seen from any angle, it's wrong) pipes freeze in 24 hr spells of 25F. It never stays that cold here for any longer than that. Also smaller pipes freeze first because they have less mass.
Answered by: RBplumberguy
Date published: 2017-01-02

Will this work on oxygen barrier radiant heating PEX pipe underground?

Asked by: crtt
This would be used on the main runs UNDER a radiant slab between the heat source and the zone manifolds (you don't want to lose heat in these supply and return runs). The smaller pipes IN the slab don't get insulation. When I have run insulated hot pipes underground outside the foundation, sleeving it in some styrene to protect the insulation from critters chewing it isn't a bad idea.
Answered by: RBplumberguy
Date published: 2016-11-17
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Customer Reviews

Tubolit 3/4 in. x 6 ft. Polyethylene Pipe Wrap Insulation is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Product I have used this product many times with great results. This purchase did not disappointment me.
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked for my needs This Tubolit insulation was ~$1 for 6' vs. $6 for 6' for the armaflex and a similar R value.
Date published: 2011-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT INSULATION GREAT FOR ALL PIPES UNDER 3/4 INCH I HAVE USE THIS WRAP ON MY PLUMBING PIPES FOR OVER 10 YEARS REPLACING AS NEEDED AND IT SEEM TO HOLD UP VERY WELL I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND ESPECIALLY FOR THE PRICE VALUE
Date published: 2014-01-05
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