Definition of Large Pipe Cases
Large pipe cases are cylindrical or tubular covers that insulate and protect pipes from interior and external damages, thus extending the lifespan of the pipe. The shape of the large pipe case depends on the pipe it is meant to cover.
Types of Large Pipe Cases
There are various types of large pipe cases, and they come in different shapes and quality, determined by the type of pipe and where it is installed.
The material used in manufacturing the pipe casing determines its quality. Some of the materials used in making a pipe case are metal and plastic. Metal pipe casings are more durable than plastic ones.
Quality of Large Pipe Cases
The quality of a large pipe case is vital when choosing one, and it depends on the purpose of the case. The most critical factor to consider when choosing a case meant to insulate a pipe is quality. A high-quality pipe case will provide better insulation and last longer. However, when looking for pipe cases that serve as decorative items, color and shape are essential factors to consider.
Uses of Large Pipe Cases
Large pipe cases have varied uses, depending on the clients needs. The pipe casings can be primary or secondary. The primary uses are those that make the cases an essential part of their installation, while the secondary uses are those that make them a substitute. The primary reasons for using pipe cases are to provide insulation and serve as a bridge between pipes that are a short distance from each other.
Table 1: Types of Large Pipe Cases
| Type of Large Pipe Cases | Description |
| — | — |
| Cylindrical pipe cases | Ideal for pipes with circular shapes |
| Tubular pipe cases | Ideal for pipes with square/rectangular shapes |
| Metal pipe cases | Durable and ideal for heavy-duty use |
| Plastic pipe cases | Lightweight and ideal for light-duty use |
Table 2: Primary and Secondary Uses of Large Pipe Cases
| Type of Use | Description |
| — | — |
| Primary use | Serves as insulation for pipes and bridges between pipes that are a short distance apart |
| Secondary use | Serves as decorative items and helps blend pipes into rooms or structures |