Internal Insulation System for LPG Carriers (eBook)

Published Date

January 1974

Internal Insulation System for LPG Carriers (eBook)

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Since the 60's Shell worked on the development of a new design of cargo containment system for fully refrigerated LPG ships with the objective of reducing the capital cost. The design adopted was based on the use of polyurethane foam insulation sprayed directly on to the inside surface of the inner hull of the vessel and utilised as both insulation and containment system for the cargo. (15pp)

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An extensive development project was carried out to establish the ability of a polyurethane foam system to meet commercial and technical requirements. The programme began with laboratory-tests, moved on to tests in a small land tank, and finally involved proving tests in two large LPG tanks located on a tanker. A method of mechanising the application of the insulation has also been developed to minimise system installation time.

This paper describes the main activities that took place on this project and particularly the investigations which have proved that sprayed polyurethane foam can be used both as an insulation and containment system for LPG ships.

Paper delivered by:
R.V. Worboys, Shell Research Ltd.
S.F. Young, Shell International Marine Ltd., London.

Prepared for:
Gastech Amsterdam 1974

Title: Internal Insulation System for LPG Carriers (eBook)
Product Code: 4433g034
Published Date: January 1974

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