Shipbuilding & Marine

Poster Image of Shipbuilding & Marine Application/Industry

Newtex products are used extensively in shipbuilding and marine applications for thermal and acoustic insulation and for protecting workers and facilities from fire, sparks, and splash during metal working operations. Zetex, the original replacement for asbestos and the most widely used and trusted thermal insulating material in the industry, offers durability as well as superior resistance to flame, mildew, and moisture.


Application Description Recommended Products
Insulation Facing Facing for thermal and acoustical insulation provides protection from moisture, mechanical damage, and air ablation
Lagging & Encapsulation Rewettable fabrics and tape used to encapsulate hazardous materials and allow painting
Removable Insulation Systems Fabrics and glass mat insulation used for custom pre-fabricated insulation systems allowing access for maintenance and repair
Fabric Expansion Joints Multi-layer fabric systems used as expansion compensators in high temperature processing equipment, piping, and in architectural systems for expansion and fire barriers.
Gasketing & Sealing Tapes & Ropes used for a wide range of sealing purposes, from mold and oven seals to flange gasketing and pipe wrap
Welding & Hot Works Protection Equipment/personal protection against grinding sparks, fire, and molten metal slag/splash Also available in blanket form