Boiler Stainless Steel Exhaust Flue StackBoiler Stainless Steel Exhaust Flue Stack

This is a photo of a boiler stainless steel exhaust stack which is used for venting corrosive boiler combustion gases. As the flue gases leave the boiler they cool and depending on the dew point of the gas the gas will experience a change of state from a gas to liquid. This liquid is highly corrosive and only special flues like stainless steel vent can be used when this occurs to prevent premature failure of the boiler vent. There are many considerations to consider with a new installation of a heating system and the type of vent to be utilized to vent the gases from the boiler or furnace.

Boiler Stainless Steel Exhaust Flue Stack

This change of state of flue gases in the vent pipe depends on many different variables like length of run, the efficiency of the boiler or furnace, type of material used in the flue, the temperature of the flue, and ambient temperature outside and where the flue pipe is running. Always consult with the manufacturer or HVAC supplier for additional information on the type of flue needed and whether a liner is needed for a masonry chimney when a masonry chimney will be utilized to exhaust flue gases from a boiler or furnace.

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