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Old 03-18-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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Preventing Condensation on AC lines


In my basement both of my AC lines have poor insulation.
They sweat in the summer and drip water.
I am planning on covering them with a ceiling soon.
I don't want it to drip on the ceiling.

I bought rubber type pipe insulation. It is self sealing.
I was going to wrap both copper pipes in this.

Anything else I should do?

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Old 03-18-2012, 10:46 PM   #2
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Yes, use the correct insultube/armorflex specifically designed for a/c line sets and make it 1" thick.

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Old 03-19-2012, 09:57 AM   #3
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Make sure you have correct size armaflex for copper piping, the wall thickness should be no less than 3/4", also I would glue and tape joints.
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