Airex Manufacturing Inc. -E-Flex - HVAC Piping Insulation Protector

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UV Weather Protector and Vapor Retarder (All-In-One)! The E-Flex Guard is an Insulation Protector for Refrigeration Piping on Outdoor applications that complies with mandatory requirements where adhesive tapes are no longer allowed by code, and as specifically prescribed by the new Building/

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Airex Manufacturing Inc.
72170 Dunham Way
Suite D
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Tel: (760) 343-2277
Fax: (760) 343-5599

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E-Flex - HVAC Piping Insulation Protector

UV Weather Protector and Vapor Retarder (All-In-One)!

The E-Flex Guard is an Insulation Protector for Refrigeration Piping on Outdoor applications that complies with mandatory requirements where adhesive tapes are no longer allowed by code, and as specifically prescribed by the new Building/Residential/Energy Codes. Engineered PVC Material is UV/Weather Resistant and a Class II Vapor Retarder to comply with new energy codes, and sustainably protects outdoor pipe insulation.


Product Summary

The E-Flex Guard is an Insulation Protector for Refrigeration Piping on Outdoor applications that complies with mandatory requirements where adhesive tapes are no longer allowed by code, and as specifically prescribed by the new Building/Residential/Energy Codes. Engineered PVC Material is UV/Weather Resistant and a Class II Vapor Retarder to comply with new energy codes, and sustainably protects outdoor pipe insulation.


UV Weather Protector & Vapor Retarder (All-In-One)!
  • Meets mandatory Building Codes, Energy, Residential, Mechanical, and Green Codes
  • Made in The USA
  • Outdoor UV/Weather Grade Resistant Construction
  • Self-Gripping, Dual-Bonded Hook & Loop Fastening System
  • Removable/Reusable for Maintenance
  • Protector and Class II Vapor Retarder (All-In-One)
  • Meets ASTM G153 Weatherization and UV
  • Meets ASTM E-96 Water/Vapor Permeability

Product Description

AIREX E-FLEX GUARD – Insulation Protection for Refrigeration Piping on Outdoor applications. The Flexible PVC Insulation Protector complies with mandatory requirements where adhesive tapes are no longer allowed by code, and as specifically prescribed by the new Building/Residential/Energy Codes. Engineered PVC Material is UV/Weather Resistant and a Class II Vapor Retarder to comply with new energy codes, and sustainably protects outdoor pipe insulation (All-In-One).

Insulation Protection System consists of an Engineered and Formulated PVC Sheeted Material to Specifically protect outdoor piping insulation, it is designed and manufactured as a flexible PVC jacket, with a permanent non-adhesive dual bonded self-gripping integral fastening system. The fastening system allows the protector to be Removable and Reusable for ease of Maintenance, as required by code bodies. The Insulation Protector consists of resilient PVC Material that is Class “A” Fire/Smoke Rated, Vapor Retarder, Anti-Fungal, and Anti-Microbial. AIREX E-FLEX GUARD is available in standard piping insulation diameter sizes, and lengths of up to 75 feet of continuous non-interrupted runs (allows for field applied cut to length requirements). Individual 90-degree angle Insulation Protection Fittings are also available. The Insulation Protection System completes a code compliant, aesthetic, and secure professional finish installation. AIREX E-FLEX GUARD is the sustainable solution to maintain energy efficiency and optimum performance of HVAC equipment.

Approved Product & Material Testing

ASTM G153 – Weatherization and UV Exposure
ASTM E96 – Water/Vapor Permeability
ASTM G21 – Anti-Fungal/Anti-Microbial
ASTM D412 - Tension Deformation Test (UV Exposure & Water Immersion)
ASTM D570 – Water Absorption
ASTM E84/UL 723 - Flame and Smoke Rating 25/450

Codes & Standards Compliance
  • IECC - 2012 Protection of Piping Insulation – Commercial Section C403.2.8.1
  • IECC - 2015 Protection of Piping Insulation – Commercial Section C403.2.10.1
  • IRC - 2018 Refrigerant Line Insulation Protection – M1411.6.1 - Section N1103.4.1
  • California Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 Energy Code) 2016 - Commercial Requirement for Pipe Insulation, Section 120.3(a) 1. (b) 1. & 2.
  • California Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 Energy Code) 2016 - Residential Requirement for Pipe Insulation, Section 150.0(j)3. A. & B.
  • ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 - 2004, 2007, 2010


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Specifications

Weather Damage Protection
Physical Damage Protection
6 Foot Length Series
Model # Color Product Description
72E Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (6' ft) Length Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 1/2" wall Insulation
72C Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (6' ft) Length Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 3/4" wall Insulation
72X Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (6' ft) Length Fits over 3/4",7/8" tubing with 1'' wall Insulation
75 Foot Length Series
Model # Color Product Description
750E Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (75' ft) Length Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 1/2" wall Insulation
750C Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (75' ft) Length Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 3/4" wall Insulation
750X Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD (75' ft) Length Fits over 3/4",7/8" tubing with 1" wall Insulation
90 Degree Elbow Series
Model # Color Product Description
90E Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD 90° Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 1/2" wall Insulation
90C Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD 90° Fits over 5/8",7/8" tubing with 3/4" wall Insulation
90X Black AIREX E-FLEX GUARD 90° Fits over 3/4",7/8" tubing with 1" wall Insulation
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