Aerogel / Calcium silicate / Microporous

Aerogel Pyrogel® & Cryogel® insulation -200°C up to 650°C

Aspen Pyrogel® and Cryogel® (Aerogels) - high performance insulation blankets

Pyrogel® and Cryogel® are flexible insulation blankets using patented nanotechnology. Aerogels are made with reinforcing fibres to deliver superior thermal performance at low and high temperature applications.

Unique properties such as:

  • Low thermal conductivity
  • High temperature resistance
  • Passive fire protection
  • Hydrophobic and breathable,
  • Soundproofing,
  • Robust and easy to apply,
  • Simply removable

have made these products essential for those seeking the ultimate in thermal protection. Evidence supports the enduring validity of low thermal conductivity, ensuring sustained effectiveness over time. An ideal insulator! 

Application Pyrogel XTE on heat exchanger

Our products:  

Pyrogel® XTE - Superior CUI protection - Best value for medium pressure steam service 

Pyrogel® XTE is the leading choice for Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) defense, setting the standard for medium to high temperature processes (max. use temp. 650°C). This exceptional insulation solution provides the best-in-class CUI protection and offers excellent value, making it the ideal choice for a range of applications, including pipes, vessels, and equipment, e.g. in Petrochemical and LNG stations. 


  • CUI (Corrosion Under Insulation) defence
  • Medium to high temperatures processes
  • Pipes, vessels and equipment
  • District Energy steam networks

Pyrogel® XTF - Uniting thermal insulations and passive fire protection for hot service

Application of Pyrogel XTF

Pyrogel® XTF is your all-in-one solution for hot service applications, effortlessly integrating thermal insulation and passive fire protection (max. use temp. 650°C). This advanced material ensures that your equipment and processes remain thermally efficient and safe, even in high-temperature environments.  



  • Passive pool fire and passive jet fire protection for industrial and commercial applications.
  • Relief system sizing (API 521). This standard is applicable to pressure-relieving and vapor depressuring systems. Although intended for use primarily in oil refineries, it is also applicable to petrochemical facilities, gas plants, liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, and oil and gas production facilities.

Cryogel® Z - Unmatched excellence for cold service applications

Cryogel® Z is an exceptional cryogenic insulation material, engineered to perform in ultra-low-temperature environments, with applications reaching as low as -200°C. (-200°C to 125°C). Cryogel® Z stands out as the premier choice for cold service applications. These insulation blankets are created using a patented nanotechnology-based silica aerogel insulation, further reinforced with a non-woven glass-fiber batting for enhanced durability and thermal performance.


  • Sub-ambient and cryogenic pipelines
  • Vessels and equipment
  • Gas liquefaction & re-gasification facilities 

Application Cryogel Z

Pyrogel® HPS - Ultimate thermal performance - Best value for high temperature service 

Pyrogel® HPS is the most typical example of excellence when it comes to high temperature service (max. use temp. 650°C). This advanced insulation material delivers the ultimate thermal performance and represents the best value for your insulation needs.


  • Optimized for high temperature hydrocarbon & chemical processing 
  • Steam pipes
  • Vessels and equipment 
  • Gas- and steam turbines

Why choose Pyrogel® and Cryogel® products?

Pyrogel® and Cryogel® products offer a compelling solution for a wide range of applications. The key advantage of these products is their exceptionally low thermal conductivity, making them a top choice in thermal management.

Application of Pyrogel XTE

Here's why you should consider Pyrogel® and Cryogel®:

  • Efficient Thermal Management: The low thermal conductivity of these materials allows for thin and lightweight configurations, making them highly efficient in thermal management.
  • Versatile Use: Beyond their thermal performance, Pyrogel® and Cryogel® insulation offer a multitude of properties that cater to diverse applications. This versatility is invaluable to plant owners and installation experts.
  • Suitable for All Installations: Whether it's high-temperature insulation, cryogenic applications, or fireproofing, these materials are well-suited for a wide range of installations.

Graph thickness for equivalent thermal performance

Choosing Pyrogel® and Cryogel® products means selecting cutting-edge solutions that excel in thermal management and adapt to various installation needs.   

Graph thermal conductivity of several insulation materials

Proven excellence across diverse industries, with ongoing innovation 

These materials have an established track record of success in various industries, with continuous exploration and implementation of new applications in both existing and emerging sectors. The versatility and reliability of these materials make them valuable assets in industries such as:

  • Oil & Gas Industry - used by 24 of the world's 25 largest refining companies
  • (Petro-) Chemical Industry - installed by 20 of the top 20 petrochemical companies 
  • LNG - preferred by LNG (liquefied natural gas) & FLNG (Floating liquefied natural gas) for space-saving design
  • Power Generation / Waste to Energy - maximum efficiency for power generation
  • Offshore - thin and durable for pipe applications 
  • Other - such as Automotive and District Energy (networks of hot and cold water pipes, typically buried underground, that are used to efficiently heat and cool buildings using less energy than if the individual buildings were to each have their own boilers and chillers).  

Pyrogel® and Cryogel® blankets, the optimal solutions for combined acoustic and thermal protection! 

Aerogels information overview

Their adaptability and performance make them a trusted choice for existing applications while fueling innovation in new and evolving industries.

The durable, robust nature provides a reusable material that can be easily removed for inspection and maintenance and reapplied after completion of the work.

Tailor-made products

Insulcon disposes of state-of-the-art machinery, such as CNC controlled water jet cutting machines, to deliver all your products tailored to your specific application and requirements with our in-house engineering department fully equipped to support you in determining the desired dimensions and designs. Insulcon has successfully supplied many projects with tailor-made aerogel applications intended for the insulation of such as straight pipes, elbows, T-pieces, reducers, flanges, valves, vessels and other equipment, with the advantage of better packing efficiency, and quickly taped in place.  

 Pyrogel XTE lobster tail

These remarkable insulation blankets feature a host of unique properties that set them apart in the world of thermal protection! 


As a one-stop-shop supplier, Insulcon is also able to supply the cladding for the project. We do this in cooperation with our sister company which has more than 40 years of experience in this.

The benefits of this for the customer are:

  • Insulation and cladding expertise in one hand;
  • One-stop-shop;
  • Save labour costs on site (which can be used for other tasks within the project);
  • Tailor-made products delivered on site, with quantities according to the need in the project phase. This results in significant savings in financing raw material stock on site, thanks to intelligent production and logistics;
  • Perfect fit of materials (high-quality production system from initial calculations, engineering, manufacturing, customer service to on-site delivery).



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