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Maximum temperature of a household steam system is all of 250F, so not even paper will ignite from contact with steam pipes in a house (15PSI) boiler system. High pressure steam is not found in houses (in modern times - early systems were very dangerous) unless they are in major violation of a lot of codes and safety standards that would be of far more ...


In general terms no. The standard steam pipe insulation used today is shaped fiberglass tubes. I would have suggested installing conventional fiberglass pipe insulation on the pipes prior to insulating the walls. I feel that trying to get batt insulation around the pipes could leave voids.

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