Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Middletown NY

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in Middletown 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

Gideon's International
(845) 342-2148
558 County Route 49
Middletown, NY
Hdv Concrete Inc
(845) 342-2148
558 County Route 49
Middletown, NY
Henry Devries Inc
(845) 342-2148
558 County Route 49
Middletown, NY
John Scott Masonry Corp
(516) 997-0911
251 Post Ave
Westbury, NY
Spinks Craig
(607) 583-2570
8833 W Waneta Lake Rd
Hammondsport, NY
Hudson Masonry
(845) 343-4508

Middletown, NY
182 Brady Llc
(845) 386-2694

Middletown, NY
Shore General Cntrctng
(718) 720-5700
83 Woodland Dr
Middletown, NY
Koehler Masonry Services
(607) 225-4441
1435 Church Hill Rd
Greenwood, NY
Casa Mason Corp
(718) 966-0166
185 Mason Blvd
Staten Island, 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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