HEAT AND FROST INSULATOR

Jul 6, 2016

Insulators apply, remove and repair thermal and acoustical insulation using an array of insulation materials on all types of mechanical equipment, such as air-handling, heating, cooling and refrigeration systems, piping equipment and buildings to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, cold, sound or fire.

Heat and frost insulators’ duties may include the following:

  • reading and interpreting specifications and selecting appropriate insulation
  • measuring, cutting, applying and securing insulating material
  • installing vapour barriers
  • applying waterproofing cement over insulating materials
  • removing insulation from buildings

Heat and frost insulators work mainly in industrial, commercial and institutional construction.

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