flexible insulation for subsea pipe-in-pipe applications
Medium to high temperature offshore oil pipelines
"The silica solids, which are poor conductors, consist of very small, three-dimensional, intertwined clusters that comprise only 3% of the volume. Conduction through the solid is therefore very low. The remaining 97% of the volume is composed of air in extremely small nanopores."
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