BALMORAL SUBSEA INSULATION

Material specifications

Balmoral’s proprietary elastomer-based product range comprises both unfilled silicone and elastomer systems. These are designed to offer fit for purpose, cost effective, through life solutions as described in the table below:

 

elastotherm t
Elastotherm™ T
elastotherm ht
Elastotherm™ HT
elastotherm s1
Elastotherm™ S1
elastotherm s2
Elastotherm™ S2
Maximum operating temperature Hot/Wet (°C) 90 120 135 135
Maximum operating temperature Hot/Dry (°C) 125 135 150 150
Maximum service depth (msw) 7000 7000 3000 3000
Density (kg/m³) 1159 1142 1078 1075
Hardness 93º Shore A 74º Shore D 43º Shore A 42º Shore A
Thermal conductivity (W/mk)        
At ambient temperature 0.185 0.189 0.181 0.177
Maximum temperature1 0.186 0.201 0.173 0.170
Specific heat (J/kg.K)        
At ambient temperature 1705 1379 1631 1548
Maximum temperature2 2329 1844 1831 1788
Tensile stress at break (MPa)        
At ambient temperature 15.2 32.7 7.0 4.3
Tensile elongation at break (%)        
At ambient temperature 168 15.9 270 238

1 Maximum temperature of test equipment, 100°C
2 Maximum test temperature of 145°C for all materials