# Heat Loss and Insulation

## Heat loss from pipes, tubes and tanks - with and without insulation - foam, fiberglass, rockwool and more

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### Conductive Heat Transfer

Heat transfer takes place as conduction if there is a temperature gradient in the solid

### Convective Heat Transfer

Heat transfer between a solid and a moving fluid is called convection. This is a short tutorial about convective heat transfer

### Copper Pipes - Heat Loss

Heat loss from copper tubes at various temperature differences between tube and air

### Copper Pipes - Insulation and Heat Loss

Heat loss to surrounding air from insulated copper tubes

### Heat Exchangers - Arithmetic and Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference

Arithmetic Mean Temperature Difference - *AMTD* - and Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference - *LMTD* - formulas with examples - Online Mean Temperature Calculator

### Heat Loss Calculator

Online heat loss calculator for pipes and tubes

### Heat Loss Diagrams of Insulated Pipes

Heat loss *(W/m)* diagrams for insulated pipesĀ - ranging *1/2 - 6 inches* - insulation thickness *10 - 80 mm* - temperature differences *20 - 180 deg C*

### Heat Loss Diagrams of Insulated Pipes

Heat loss *(W/ft)* diagrams for insulated pipesĀ - ranging *1/2 - 6 inches* - insulation thickness* 0.5 - 4 inches* - temperature difference *50 - 350 deg F *

### Heat Loss of Uninsulated Copper Tubes

Heat loss from uninsulated copper pipes ranging *1/2 - 4 inches*

### Heat Losses from Pipe Bare Surfaces

Heat losses from bare surfaces - surface temperatures in deg F and deg C

### Heat Transfer Coefficients for Submerged Coils

Heat transfer coefficients for steam and hot water coils submerged in oil tanks

### Insulation Materials and Temperature Ranges

Temperature limits of some common insulation materials

### Oil Tanks and Heat Loss

Heat loss from lagged and unlagged, sheltered and exposed oil tanks

### Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient

Calculate overall heat transfer coefficient - walls or heat exchangers

### Perlite Insulation

Thermal conductivity - temperature and k-values

### Pipes and Tubes - Recommended Insulation Thickness

Insulation thickness of heating systems - hot water - low, medium and high pressure steam - systems

### Polyurethane Insulation

Thermal conductivity - temperature and k-values

### Radiation Emissivity of some common Materials

Radiation emissivity of some common materials - Water, Ice, Snow, Grass ..

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### Radiation Heat Transfer

Heat transfer due to emission of electromagnetic waves is known as thermal radiation

### Steel Pipes and Heat Loss Diagram

Heat loss from steel pipes and tubes - dimensions ranging *1/2 - 12 inches *