When it’s critical that leaking valves, flanges and pipes are identified without delay, CIS Ltd have the perfect solution. We can supply thermal covers and jackets manufactured from specialist acid / alkali indicator silicone rubber fabrics. These fabrics will change colour when in contact with corrosives, allowing workers to easily spot leaks from a distance and take remedial action immediately.
Providing all the benefits of silicone rubber i.e. good temperature range and good weather, flame, water and ozone resistance, with the additional benefit acid & alkali indication.
The modified silicone coating will undergo a highly noticeable colour change upon contact with corrosives across a range of pH values.
Green acid indicating cloth will change to bright yellow. Purple alkali indicating cloth will change to brown / white.
Designed for specific use as the outer layer on any kind of insulation cover, the fabric can be easily integrated into your current cover design.
*Samples will be issued prior to purchase to ensure the fabrics
reaction in your specific application/acid environment. The rate of colour
change is subject to acid / alkali strength and the quantity leak/spillage.