Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Vestal NY

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in Vestal 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

Stewart Masonary
(518) 762-2552
1719 State Highway 67
Johnstown, NY
K C Masonry Inc
(315) 253-5007
265 Genesee St
Auburn, NY
Quality Masonry & Development
(315) 593-7044
2036 County Route 176
Fulton, NY
Green Lawn Garden Center
(914) 682-4848
454 Ridgeway
White Plains, NY
Pcc Contracting Inc
(518) 785-8000

Albany, NY
ASA Contractors Inc
(585) 548-2235
5884 Merrill Rd
Byron, NY
Stonelove Masonry
(585) 256-1800
1080 South Ave
Rochester, NY
And 2
(631) 841-3234
500 Marconi Blvd
Copiague, NY
Deco Crete Inc
(631) 751-3326
6 Westwood Ave
Stony Brook, NY
Darius Masonry Inc
(631) 841-3234
500 Marconi Blvd
Copiague, NY

Provided By:

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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