Chilled water applications (around 45°F/7.77°C) and cryogenic applications (-126°F/-87.8°C & lower) require that ambient air does not reach the component or sweating and/or icing conditions occur. To keep ambient air from reaching the insulation or even the component a vapor barrier is required. The purpose vapor barriers is exactly what it sounds like, a barrier of material that will not allow...
What is Cryogenic Liquid Natural Gas? When LNG is returned to its gaseous state, it is used across the residential, commercial and industrial sectors for purposes as diverse as heating, cooking, generating electricity and manufacturing a wide variety of products.
This article was written by Sam Grace, an insulation expert on the Thermaxx team