AIS 2022-02-14T14:42:44+00:00

AIS, formerly Advanced Insulation Systems (incorporating Covertherm, Manuplas, and Bardot) is an award-winning global supplier of insulation, passive fire protection, buoyancy, and cable protection systems. From design and build to installation and maintenance, their customers can count on them to deliver best-in-class service advanced material products — off-the-shelf and bespoke — that perform in the world’s most challenging environments.

Geographic Coverage

  • Angola
  • Brazil
  • France
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Nigeria
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

Markets Served

  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Defence
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Offshore Wind
  • Oil & gas
  • Ports & harbours
  • Power

Product Details

Bardot – High performance SURF protection solutions that use innovative polymer, syntactic or steel technologies and are used by oil and gas operators to reduce capital expenditure and operating expenses.

C-Float – Modular subsea buoyancy solutions designed to provide protection from abrasion and impact.

ContraTherm®Subsea thermal insulation improving flow assurance for subsea structures by reducing the formation of hydrate plugs and wax build-ups.

C.TAG/®Non-toxic, highly visible, long lasting, and anti-fouling range of subsea markers: ideal for   subsea environments.

ContraFlame® Passive fire protection and cryogenic spill protection systems that come in two forms, Syntactic Phenolic foam (C50 and MS400) and Silicone (B20 and C20).

ContraBlast®Blast resistant insulation and passive fire protection that provides a robust lightweight solution for both the offshore and onshore oil and gas industry.

ContraFlex®A range of tailor-made flexible fire protection and insulation jackets that have design approval from Lloyd’s Register, DNV and/or ABS as standard.

FlexiChar® A lightweight, flexible, and easy-to-use intumescent coating system used in coatings workshops, on onshore/offshore oil and gas and petrochemical facilities, and in the automotive industry.

Manuplas®A range of buoyancy, flotation and protection systems that have been engineered and manufactured to protect equipment and assets.


AIS can provide a full turnkey service for their customers.  This service can include research and development, testing, manufacturing, and installation.

Research and development

AIS invest up to 10% of their revenue in research and development every year so they can bring new products to market that provide better solutions to their customers’ challenges.


The company has a strong international footprint, with manufacturing facilities in five sites in the UK and further facilities located in, Brazil, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, and the United States.


With an in-house team of applicators, we have complete flexibility with work schedules to ensure we   meet our customers project requirements.