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Semiconductor fabs and sub fabs require maximum thermal performance for a competitive advantage

Semiconductor Fabrication

Precise temperature control is critical to improving thermal management in semiconductor fab and sub-fab environments. Stainless teel vacuum insulation satisfies cleanroom material requirements while improving time-to-temperature, energy efficiency, and safety for process heating and cooling equipment including chillers and thermal control units (TCUs). Additional applications include deposition lines, exhaust lines, and more.

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Process cooling and chillers

Chiller Hoses

Vacuum jacketed hoses can help chiller systems improve cleanliness and thermal energy efficiency. Constructed from durable materials and engineered for ultra-high insulation performance, Insulon hoses provide long-term solutions for chiller lines, including preventing condensation. They are also made with corrosion-resistant stainless steels that can be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. These reliable materials can withstand a variety of commercial and industrial-strength cleaning solutions for deep cleaning.

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Industrial gas suppliers are leading the way in the development of hydrogen energy infrastructure

Industrial Gas Supply

Industrial gas suppliers are leading the way in the development of hydrogen energy infrastructure. Insulon vacuum jacketed hoses are also compatible with other industrial and medical gases including liquid nitrogen, oxygen, helium, argon, carbon dioxide, and more.

One of the primary areas of concern for industrial gas suppliers is safety. With a smaller outer diameter than other vacuum jacketed hoses, Insulon hose delivers a lightweight ergonomic design in a safe, vacuum insulated package.

Cryopreservation of test tube in cell bank containing cryosamples

Biomedical Cryogenic Freezers

Cryogenic freezers provide ultra-low temperature storage solutions for biomedical materials including biological samples, cells, tissues, and medications including vaccines. The transfer hoses that bring the cryogen into the freezer are the most important accessory for these systems. When selected correctly, these transfer hoses help reduce LN2 costs, maintain cleanliness, and run a thermally efficient cryogenic freezer installation.

Transfer hoses for cryogenic freezers →

Ultra thin vacuum insulated sleeve transports liquid nitrogen while maintaining safe-to-touch external surface

Thermal Ablation

Advanced vacuum insulation components are easily sterilized and safe for use in medical-grade and surgical-grade applications. Engineered in ultra-thin designs, Insulon® delivers high thermal performance while consuming minimal space. Insulon® sleeves are used to insulate needles during thermal ablation therapies including steam, saline, and cryoablation. With less than 0.5 mm in overall wall thickness, Insulon® sleeves help maintain the minimally invasive nature of thermal ablation therapies.

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Hydrogen refueling station

Cryogenic Fluids

Liquid and cryo-compressed storage systems need the best insulation they can get. Whether you’re storing liquid nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, or any other cryogenic material, you have to make sure your system reduces heat transfer and boil-off as much as possible. Vacuum insulation has been considered the industry standard for years. When combined with multi-layer insulation, these systems get even stronger. Insulon® advanced vacuum insulation with our proprietary MLI is a top-tier solution for cryogenic storage.

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Medical Device Components

Medical and surgical devices find innovative thermal insulation solutions with Insulon Technology. Insulon vacuum insulation is used to engineer a variety of thermal insulation components for critical applications. All Insulon products are double-walled, vacuum insulated, and typically made with stainless steel. The overall wall thickness of an Insulon product can be as thin as 0.25 mm.

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High temperature vacuum insulation by Insulon Technology

High Temperature Fluid Transfer

A groundbreaking insulation solution for high temperature fluids, Insulon vacuum jacketed hoses help thermal fluid transfer systems minimize heat loss. Benefits include temperature control, heat conservation, and improved safety, all delivered in a cleanroom-compatible stainless steel package.

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Vacuum insulated cool-touch steam wands by Insulon can be used on high end espresso machines

Insulon Steam Wands

Food-grade insulation requires safe, easily-sterilized materials. Our stainless steel insulation components deliver ultra-high-performance in a food-safe package. Insulon cool-to-touch steam wands are used in high-end espresso machines to help protect baristas from accidental burns. Plus, our food-grade insulation components have a luxury chrome finish, complementing the aesthetic appeal of high-end espresso machines.

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Pressure release valve on an industrial steam distribution system

Steam Transfer Lines

Industrial steam distribution systems need high-temperature pipe insulation, long-lasting materials, resistance against corrosion and mold, and safe materials for workers and the environment. Historically, these systems have been insulated with fiberglass or other conventional materials. Advancements in stainless steel, high-temperature vacuum insulation offers new benefits for industrial steam distribution systems.

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Steinel hot air tool with Insulon nozzle guard

Heat Gun Safety

Industrial heat guns are used for a variety of manufacturing processes including welding plastics, shrink tubing, and stripping paint. These hot air tools can also be dangerous, posing burn risks to operators. Insulon® Safety Guards for heat guns help reduce the risk of accidental burn injury, and in the event of a burn, are likely to reduce the severity. Insulon Safety Guards offer significant advantages over other nozzle guards currently on the market. They are the only product on the market to include advanced vacuum insulation for unparalleled thermal protection.

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Vacuum insulated process piping for cleanrooms

Cleanroom Manufacturing

Advanced vacuum insulation offers a variety of benefits for cleanrooms. Material protocols are of the utmost importance in highly controlled environments, and stainless steel is easy to clean and sterilize. Double-walled vacuum insulation is non-fibrous and dust-free. Our tubing, piping, and flexible hoses can be engineered for cleanroom applications from -270 to 815+ degrees Celsius.

Insulated transfer lines for cleanrooms →

High performance insulation for aerospace and aircraft


Aerospace insulation materials need to be durable, rugged, and low maintenance. In addition, they need to be capable of delivering high-performance insulation in a challenging, high-temperature environment. Insulon® provides aircraft thermal insulation that the aerospace industry can count on. Auxiliary power units, fluid lines, and bleed air systems can all benefit.

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Wisps of smoke

Heat-not-Burn Devices

Vaporizer science focuses on heating devices to target temperatures quickly and efficiently. Ultra-thin vacuum insulation can provide a range of benefits to heat-not-burn devices (reduced risk products), and are compatible with a range of substances including tobacco, cannabis, and coffee. Insulon® can deliver system-wide enhancements including faster ramp-up time, longer battery life, and reduced external surface temperatures. In the highly competitive heat not burn market, optimal thermal performance is crucial to designing a competitive product.

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High temperature insulation for automotive exhaust systems

Exhaust Systems

Automotive exhaust systems need durable materials with high-temperature capabilities. By retaining heat in the hot end of the exhaust system, Insulon® can help improve performance for both commercial and racing vehicles. Adding Insulon® around the catalytic converter can help reduce time to light-off temperature, helping to reduce toxic emissions due to cold starts.

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Ultra-thin insulation for electronic packaging

Sensors & Instruments

Combining Insulon® with our glass-to-metal seals can provide optimal thermal protection for sensors, instrument lines, electrical conduits, batteries, data loggers, and other delicate components.

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Thermal batteries and hydrogen fuel cells

Fuel Cells, Batteries

Thermal batteries and fuel cells depend on optimal thermal performance to deliver efficient energy results. Temperature can be a major factor in draining batteries and fuel cells of their power, limiting longevity and efficiency. Insulon® can help combat these issues and improve energy efficiency by maintaining specific temperatures within an ultra thin insulation package. Applications include cryogenic storage for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

High performance insulation for commercial and industrial appliances


High-temperature insulation can help heater-based appliances perform more efficiently and effectively. Whether processing air, steam, or liquid, our high-performance insulation can help concentrate heat in the target area and reduce waste heat loss. Built from rugged and durable insulation materials, Insulon® is suitable for both commercial and industrial appliances and tools.