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August 12, 2017 18:08

Variety of pipe for the chimney fire and their installation

flue chimney Calculation parameters

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Chimney device home fireplaces may have different specifics in the design and materials used for the installation.It can be brick, iron or ceramic systems of different shape and structure complexity.Regardless of the specifics of the device, fireplace chimney must perform well in one condition - the required level of process chimney.A properly configured chimney fireplace direct impact on the further operation of the device.

Since the removal of combustion products is a very important part of the functioning of the fireplace, its metric parameters determine the efficiency of the device.If incorrectly calculate the diameter of the chimney for a fireplace, all the heat produced can go outside (too great diameter) or combustion products can remain in the room (too small diameter), which is fraught with serious consequences.Ideally, when a well-adjusted flue pipe fireplace in the room should not be even the smell of the burnt fuel, but retain the heat.

How to calculate the diameter of the chimney

  • Calculation of pipe diameter.The solution to this issue, as a rule, can not be to use several formulas.The calculation of this type is quite complex and, almost always, is done by a qualified technician.But if, for some reason, the services of a professional to use it is impossible, in such cases, use the following formula: the boiler capacity divided by the square root of the height of the pipe.
  • Calculation pipe height.The greater the length of the chimney system, the greater the induced draft.The height of the tube is directly proportional to the diameter of the pipe section.Typically, for every ten meters in diameter decreases chimney three times.

Compliance with all these calculations will provide high-quality and continuous operation of the fireplace.

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Types chimney fireplace

Typology of tubular products used in the fireplace flue pipe is not too wide.They may be stone, iron, ceramic.The calculated diameter of the chimney for the fireplace affects the choice of the type of tubular products for the chimney.It should be called the distinctive features of each type of fireplace chimney fittings.

  • brick chimney for a fireplace, perhaps, is the most common among the existing ones.Such type of chimney system has no equal in strength.But, sooner or later, he is susceptible to weathering and requires in-line or overhaul every 8-10 years.
  • Chimney stainless steel fireplace has a number of advantages.Choosing the diameter tubular depends on what the initial section has a diameter of the chimney for the fireplace.Chimney fittings of this type has a high resistance rate of erosion process, as well as low weight, which significantly reduces the load on the roof covering.
  • ceramic tube has a number of advantages such as lightness, durability and lack of any kind of deposits on the walls of the inner coating.The big drawback is the fragility of this type of tubulars.Even small mechanical stresses on the surface can lead to cracking or splitting.

thus been described in the article specifications chimney flue, and chimney arrangement options using different types of pipe.Do not hesitate to equip a cozy corner with a real live fire, and be assured of its safety.