Insulting mats are non-conductors in nature which is required for every electrical-based factory and for workers who work with electrical appliances every day. Insulating mats can be seen in places such as power plants, power transmissions rooms and high voltage panels etc.
Features of Electrical Insulating Mats
When it comes to the features, the greatest one is probably that it is the only thing that stands between an unwanted electrical accident and your company & task force. Having a properly insulated work area also means that you will make the very best out of your electrical machinery and equipment.
Here are the major features:
- Easy Paste-On
- High resistance to electricity & chemical fuels
- Easy to clean
- Customized sizes and thickness
Types of Insulating Mats
There are various types of insulating mats to choose from. However, there are 6 primary specialised mats which Duratuf products market both local and to its global customers as well.
While you are looking for electrical insulating mats, don’t get fooled by false promises. Only go for 100% compliance. Here is the Expert Reviewed Electrical Insulating Mats Buyer’s Guide.
Insulating Matting (ASTM-D-178)
These insulating mats are highly electrical resistant and protect from mortal shocks generated from high voltage equipment. Its standard thickness is from 3.2mm to 12.7mm depending on its use. These insulating mats are leakage, moisture and waterproof. Check high-voltage ASTM-D-178 Insulating Mats.
Electrical Insulating Mat (IS 15652:2006)
These insulating mats are manufactured as per the Indian standard (i.e.) 15652:2006 and are usually used for covering the floor below the control panels. These mats are made using elastomer which is anti-skid and is available in 2mm, 2.5mm and 3.0mm. Check out IS 15652:2006 Insulationg Mats and compare their features.
Rubber Mats (IS5424:1969)
The rubber mat is made of natural rubber which gives the mat good electrical resistance and mechanical properties. The size of these mats is available from 6mm to 2mm thickness. It also comes with the checkered or fluted design. They come in different colors. Check out Electrical Rubber Mats here.
Insulation Mats (IEC 61111:2009)
These are insulating mats which are manufactured according to the IEC 61111:2009 standard and are highly electrical resistant. The thickness of these insulating mats is 2mm to 4mm. Thicker mats are also available for this brand. These mats have along functional life and are fire and acid-resistant. You can also avail IEC 61111:2009 electrical insulating mats at customised sizes and choose from two colors of Grey Rubbed and Black.
Insulation Matting (AS/NZS 2978:1995)
Two classes of mats are available. Class-A is for general purpose application which is thicker than Class-B. The latter one is a lightweight which can be used for flat indoor surface. One the most used standards in Australia and New Zealand, you can unsulate your workplace to ensure zero electrical accidents. Check out the various sizes to copare AS/NZS 2978:1995 electrical insulating mats.
Application Area of Mats:
- Electrical Substations
- Transformers, Lift rooms and generators
- Around Buss bars
- Live equipment indoor and outdoor usage
- Near HT/LT control panels
Where to Buy Electrical Insulating Mats?
This is actually a very good place to start your research before ensuing that you get the very best quality Insulation Mats.
We have put together years of industry experience and over time we have found one thing. And, that is you should purchase Electrical Insulating Mats from the manufacturer directly or registered distributors/resellers.
It is needless to explain this to most resellers because they buy in bulk. But, even for end users we always say buy it directly. One of the major reasons behind this is to make sure the quality and compliance are fulfilled.
A direct manufacturer like us will ensure you get a test certificate against every supply of insulating mats. You can also ensure that all supply of insulating mats is pretested to the working voltage stated by the buyer.
And, the biggest advantage of buying directly from manufacturers like us at Duratuf or even distributors is that you will have after-sales services and technicians upon request.
We have been in the industry for nearly 10+ years and with combined experience, we understand what a company may suffer in terms of an electrical hazard. Our engineers have always insisted clients on keeping their factories, warehouses and homes well insulated. And, cost-effective in terms of installation and maintenance.
So, keep your workplace and home insulated and don’t worry about those nasty weathers that risk your chance of an electrical hazard. Contact us at Duratuf and our customer service team would be happy to answer any question you have in mind.