Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Tonawanda NY

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in Tonawanda 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

Ajax Smith, Inc.
716 877-1126
4000 River Rd.
Tonawanda, NY
Northeastern Chimney & Stove
(518) 370-7139

Schenectady, NY
Calvi Fulvio President
(914) 423-4008
87 Mansion Ave
Yonkers, NY
V & T General Contractor Inc
(914) 664-2388
112 Claremont Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Central Masonry & Chimney
(518) 371-0155

Schenectady, NY
E J Militello Concrete Inc
(716) 636-2288
6465 Transit Rd
East Amherst, NY
DM Padovano Construction
716 553-7447
320 Irvington Dr
Tonawanda, NY
Powell Paving
(631) 289-2300
205 Peconic Ave
Medford, NY
J C Masory
(631) 730-5917
23 Harrison Ave
Bellport, NY
Barbato Frank
(631) 666-8716
1279 Boston Ave
Bay Shore, 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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