Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Auburn NY

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in Auburn with walls thinner than 8 inches (nominal) be lined with a fire clay flue lining, fire clay brick, or a material that resists corrosion, softening, and cracking from flue gases as hot as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

Local Companies

Schneid Construction
(315) 479-9004
210 6th St
Syracuse, NY
Harman Contracting Inc
(718) 743-7724
701 Ocean View Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Mastercraft Masonry I Inc
(718) 231-3077
271 E 233rd St
Bronx, NY
Zamboli Mason Inc
(631) 395-1900
581 Mastic Rd
Mastic, NY
Kelly Masonry Corp
(516) 739-8110
366 Sagamore Ave
Mineola, NY
Expert Chimney
(315) 469-5004
4800 Mcdonald Rd Ste 1
Syracuse, NY
K C Masonry Inc
(315) 253-5007
265 Genesee St
Auburn, NY
Capstone Construction
(631) 784-7701
775 Park Ave
Huntington, NY
Yurewich Victor
(845) 354-1362
75 Wilder Rd
Suffern, NY
25 Mason Inc
(718) 832-2388
121 25th St
Brooklyn, NY

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Source: Masonry Construction
Publication date: September 1, 1989

By Nancy J. Marshall

Abstract: Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys with walls thinner than 8 inches (nominal) be lined with a fire clay flue lining, fire clay brick, or a material that resists corrosion, softening, and cracking from flue gases as hot as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit. Chimneys usually are lined or relined with one of four types of liners: clay tile, cementitious precast, cast-in-place, or metal. Some proprietary systems are combinations of these systems.CLAY TILEClay tile is the most common way of lining residential chimneys. According to ASTM C 315, Standard Specification for Clay Flue Linings, clay tiles must be made of fire clay, shale, surface clay, or a combination of these materials.CEMENTITIOUS PRECAST LINERSOne proprietary precast flue liner is made of volcanic pumice aggregates and refractory cements. The sectional liners are about 2 feet long and come in 6-, 8-, and 10-inch inner diameters. A 2-inch space between the chimney and liners is filled with a proprietary mixture of expanded clay aggregates, portland cement, and water.CASTING LINERS IN PLACE WITH INFLATABLE FORMSOne way of casting liners is to lower a long inflatable rubber form into the flue, inflate it to the proper flue size, center it in the chimney with spacers, then fill the space between the form and the chimney with a cementitious mixture.

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