After several years of research, the inclusion of vacuum insulation panels (VIP) in the field of heat insulated packaging has found its path. The use of VIP for this application has advantages and disadvantages.
VIP is vacuum based insulation known for its high thermal conductivity. It is ideal for the transport of heat sensitive products in extreme conditions (prolonged periods, intense heat, etc.).
Vacuum Insulation Panel, when used in heat insulated or refrigerant packaging, can have some weaknesses. VIP disadvantages:
Despite these facts, VIP remains a privileged material to secure the cold chain when shipping pharmaceutical products, for example.