The TMPC connector series features Hypalon molded insulation
boots and covers that are resistant to oil, mud and sea water.
Calcium silicate is a molded insulation
used by the refining, chemical and power industries to insulate piping and equipment at temperatures of up to 1200 degrees F.
Industrial Insulation Products (Pabco) remained a strong performer for the quarter with sustained strength from the protective metal jacketing product line despite only modest demand for molded insulation
Pabco experienced steady results in both its molded insulation
product business and its protective metal jacketing product line.
The improvement resulted largely from reduced operating costs in a continuing flat market with modest volume improvement in molded insulation
Insulation markets remain flat with demand for molded insulation
continuing at depressed levels.
Sales and margin declines reflect reduced overall demand for molded insulation
and reduced prices for metal products.