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It's Never To late To Lag Your Pipes With Help From Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire

There is never a wrong time to lag your pipes.  It’s not to late even now in February we are still getting some very cold nights.  Insurance companies have reported record claims this year for burst pipes.

Here at Greengates Builders Merchants, Lancashire we stock Armacell advanced insulation and engineered foams - Tubolit Pipe Insulation.

Tubolit Pipe Insulation is:

Tubolit is a high quality CFC and HCFC free silver grey flexible closed cell polyethylene pipe insulation. Tubolit Pipe Insulation is particularly effective for the thermal insulation of domestic heating and plumbing pipework for energy conservation and frost protection. Tubolit Pipe Insulation, being flexible, is easy to install. Tubolit is not fibrous and creates no dust during installation or use.

Generally used for domestic heating and plumbing

A robust insulation for energy conservation and frost protection.


Tubolit Pipe Insulation is supplied in slit or semi-slit tubes dependant on thickness which can be easily snapped on or sleeved over the pipework in the conventional manner. The tubes should always be fitted with a slight degree of endways compression. All joining faces at elbows, T’s and butt joints should be fixed using adhesive. Longitudinal seams may be joined using clips.

Product Benefits:

  • Flexible
  • Not fibrous
  • Does not create dust when installed or used
  • Protects pipes from frost
  • Satisfying water regulations 1999
  • Easy to install
  • Safe to handle
  • Improved thermal conductivity of 0.035 W/mK at 0ºC
  • BS EN ISO 9002 and 14001

Technical Information About Tubolit Pipe Insulation:

Temperature Range

Tubolit Pipe Insulation is s CFC free, HCFC free, with an ODP of zero.

Maximum: +100 ºC

Minimum: -50 ºC

Thermal Conductivity

Indicates the ability of a material to transmit heat through its bulk and, by direct contact, to other substances and the atmosphere   0 ºC +40 ºC



Here at Greengates Builders Merchants, Lancashire we stock Tubolit Pipe Insulation in 2m lengths to suit pipe sizes: 15mm, 22mm and 28mm.


Contact Greengates Builders Merchants, Lancashire now to hear more about the pipe insulation we have to offer.


Greengates Builders Merchants delivering to the whole of Lancashire including: Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Darwen, Great Harwood, Haslingden, Padiham and Pendle.




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