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K-FLEX IN CLAD SYSTEM

K-FLEX IN CLAD SYSTEM

K-FLEX closed-cell elastomeric foam, with an external, flexible polymeric covering of 1 mm in thickness. K-FLEX IN CLAD gives long lasting protection against aggressive marine environments and is UV and vapour resistant. Preformed pipes are available up to 168 mm in diameter.

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TUBES 1m

Thickness

Diameter

9 - 13 - 19 - 25 - 32 - 40 - 50 mm

from 15 to 168* mm

* For diameters greater than 168 mm, use sheet

SHEETS 1m

Thickness

6 - 10 - 13 - 16 - 19 - 25 - 32 - 40 - 50 mm

IN CLAD SYSTEM with K-FLEX ST

Material

Flexible polymeric barrier

Color

Grey RAL 7001 and Black RAL 9011

Thickness

1.2±0.2 mm

MAX Surface Temperature

80°C (176°F)

MAX application temperature, IN CLAD System

105°C (221°F) 
120°C (248°F)

IN CLAD with K-FLEX ST
IN CLAD with K-FLEX ECO (Non continous)

MIN application temperature for IN CLAD System

-200°C (-328°F)

IN CLAD System with K-FLEX ST 
tested at -163°C (-260°F) and approved 
with a statement of feasibility by DNV

Water Vapour Permeability Moisture Resistance Factor (covering)

μ > 90.000

EN12086

Specific weight

1,8± 0.1 g/cm3

 

Tensile Strength

>=6,9 Mpa

ISO 37 (Typical value 7.5 Mpa)

Elongation to break

>100%

ISO 37 (Typical values: elongation at 70%, 
elongation to break 300%)

Elastic Modulus 

>=60 MPa

ISO 37 (Typical value 70 Mpa)

Modulus 10%

>1.5 MPa

ISO 37

Peel adhesion

>50 Kpa

ISO 2411

Shear strength

>20 N/25mm

ISO 34-1

Hardness

>=80 ShA

ISO 7619, ASTM D2240

UV Resistance

Extremely good

2 years of exposure in New River, 
Arizona (USA) as per ASTm G 7-97, 
no pitting, no cracking, no blistering

Salt Spray resistance

Extremely good

ISO 3768 / ASTM B 117-73, 480 hours. 
No color shade, no scaling, no blistering

Ozone resistance

Extremely good

ASTM D1171 72h 50ppmh 20%, no oxidation

Resistance to aging

Extremely good

ISO 4982, after 360h, 72MJ, 
elongation to break and modulus 
conform to specification

Resistance to oil

Extremely good

ISO 1817; after 72h immersion in oil IRM 903, 
elongation to break and modulus conform to specification

Impact resistance

Extremely good

EN12691; 1 Kg, 20mm, 600m

Health aspects

Dust and fiber free

 

Spread of flame

Pass

BS 476 pt 7

Spread of flame

Pass

NF 92501

Fire propagation

Pass

BS 476 pt 6

Fire requirements for shipbuilding

Pass

IMO 61/67 part 2&5

Approvals and Supervisions

CE Marine Mark Approved (MED, module B)
Type approval by American Bureau of Shipping
Type approved by Det Norske Veritas
Type approved by Lloyd’s Register

OTHER PROPERTIES:

The product is compliant to the requirements of Norsok standard R-004 ed 3 (par. 5.9 non metallic jacketing)
Application: Product is flexible down to -20°C
Fixing: neoprenic glue (K-FLEX K414, K-FLEX K420), thermal sealing (hot air gun) or by specific solvent (THF)
Sealing: SMP sealant (Bostik Findley / Simson ISR 70-03 or ISR 70-05) or thermal sealing

L’ISOLANTE K-FLEX reserves the right to change data and technical requirements without notice.


 

 

TUBES

1080 x 390 x 390 mm

SHEETS 

550 x 550 x 1050

K-FLEX reserve the right to modify the packaging

 

 

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