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Subsea Thermal Insulation

  FMC's Novolastic™ Subsea Thermal Insulation is a thermal insulation and protective coating applied to components subjected to deepwater immersion.  Enabled by its easy cast-in-place application method, it can readily be applied to subsea trees, manifolds, PLET's, PLEM's, jumpers, and similar components on any remote site worldwide.  Novolastic superior thermal properties helps delay the onset of hydrate formation and wax deposition. 
 

 

       
 

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   Features and Benefits:
  • Excellent solution as a thermal insulation material for subsea production and separation equipment
  • Extends cool down periods through low thermal conductivity
  • Materials provide stable thermal performance over time and has a successful field track record for applications up to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C)
  • Silicone-based insulation compounded with hollow glass microspheres to reduce the density and thermal conductivity of the material
  • Superior tensile elongation properties (225%) as compared to standard syntactic foam (0.5%) to allow thermal or mechanical expansion/movement of piping (such as flowline U-jumpers) without cracking or breaking
  • Minimal volumetric thermal expansion
  • Rated to 10,000 ft (3,048 m) water depths
  • Low water absorption permits the material to maintain its thermal conductivity properties over time
  • Non-exothermic reaction during the curing process results in a quicker and more reliable application, cures at room temperature. 
  • Material is easy to apply (cast-in-place with molds); accommodates for very complex geometries
  • Available in white 
  • Short application durations provide significant time savings during manufacturing and fabrication phases, and protects critical project schedules
  • Easy to repair in case of late requirement changes
  • Equipment can be immersed in as little as 2 days after application to minimize impact to schedule.

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  • Excellent thermal insulation solution for subsea production and separation equipment
  • Extends cool down periods through low thermal conductivity
  • Material provides stable thermal performance over time and has an unparalleled field track record for applications up to 350 degrees F (149 degrees C)
  • Qualified to 400 degrees through a custom project qualification program
  • Silicone-based insulation compounded with hollow glass microspheres to reduce the density and thermal conductivity of the material
  • Superior tensile elongation properties (225%) as compared to standard syntactic foam (0.5%) to allow thermal or mechanical expansion/movement of piping (such as flowline U-jumpers) without cracking or breaking
  • Minimal volumetric thermal expansion
  • Rated to 10,000 ft. (3,048 m) water depths
  • Low water absorption permits the material to maintain its thermal conductivity properties over time
  • Does not require pre-heating of substrate or molds and has a non-exothermic reaction during the curing process which results in a quicker and more reliable application, cures at room temperature. 
  • Material is easy to apply at the worksite (shop, fabrication yard, etc.) and is cast-in-place with molds; accommodates for very complex geometries
  • Available in white 
  • Short application durations provide significant time savings during manufacturing and fabrication phases, and protects critical project schedules
  • Easy to repair in case of late requirement changes
  • Equipment can be immersed in as little as 2 days after application to minimize impact to schedule.