Calibration of heat flow meter apparatus used for quality control of low-density mineral fiber insulations

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ConferenceThermal Conductivity Eighteen : Proceedings of the 18th International Thermal Conductivity Conference: 03 October 1983, Rapid City, SD, USA
ISBN0-306-41918-1
Pages357366; # of pages: 10
Subjectcalibration; thermal resistance; heat transfer; insulating products; thermal resistance determination; precision guidelines; hfm; guarded hot plate (ghp) apparatus comparison; Fibre; etalonnage; resistance a la chaleur; transfert de chaleur; isolant
AbstractThis paper provides industrial laboratories with guidelines for verifying precision in thermal resistance determinations. It deals with both equipment and test procedures, and discusses the development of a calibration program for the heat flow meter (HFM) apparatus used in quality control of low-density mineral fiber insulations manufactured at the Innisfail Plant of Manville Canada Inc. To ensure agreement between the HFM apparatus used in the plant and the guarded hot plate (GHP) apparatus used by National Research Council of Canada, the following elements were incorporated in the calibration program: selection, fabrication and verification of low-density glass fiber reference systems, calibration of apparatus, error analysis of apparatus, maintenance of calibration.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1332
NRC number25136
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NPARC number20375393
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