DuraFlex Aluminum

Revolutionize Your Fireplace with DuraFlex Aluminum by Duravent – Unleash the Power of Efficient Venting!

Product Description

Elevate your fireplace experience with DuraFlex Aluminum by Duravent – the cutting-edge solution for efficient venting. Crafted for natural gas or liquid propane category I appliances, this flexible aluminum relining system is engineered to perfection. Say goodbye to masonry chimney worries and hello to enhanced performance.

Product Features

Versatile Applications: Perfect for natural gas fireplaces, gas-fired furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and wall or space heating applications.

Masonry Protection: Safeguard your chimney from the damaging effects of flue product condensation.

Material Excellence: Constructed with single-wall .010″ aluminum (2-ply of .005″) for durability and reliability.

Zero Clearance: Enjoy a hassle-free installation with 0″ clearance to masonry.

Listed to Standards: Listed to UL 1777 and ULC S635, ensuring top-notch quality and safety.

Wide Range of Diameters: Available in 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″ diameters to suit various applications.

DuraFlex Aluminum

Product Specifications

Materials and Construction:

Single-wall .010″ aluminum (2-ply of .005″).
Clearances:

0″ clearance to masonry.
Diameters:

Available in 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″.
Listings:

Listed to UL 1777 and ULC S635.
Typical Installation:

Refer to our Typical Venting Installation drawings to select the appropriate component parts for your installation.
Vent Termination Chart:

Minimum Height by Roof Pitch:
Flat to 7/12: 1 foot (0.30 meters)
Over 7/12 to 8/12: 1.5 feet (0.46 meters)
Over 8/12 to 9/12: 2 feet (0.61 meters)
Over 9/12 to 10/12: 2.5 feet (0.76 meters)
Over 10/12 to 11/12: 3.25 feet (0.99 meters)
Over 11/12 to 12/12: 4 feet (1.22 meters)
Over 12/12 to 14/12: 5 feet (1.52 meters)
Over 14/12 to 16/12: 6 feet (1.83 meters)
Over 16/12 to 18/12: 7 feet (2.13 meters)
Over 18/12 to 20/12: 7.5 feet (2.29 meters)
Over 20/12 to 21/12: 8 feet (2.44 meters)

Installation Options

1. DuraCap (1):

Used for capping the vent system.
2. Storm Collar (2):

Provides weather protection around the vent pipe.
3. Roof Flashing (3):

Ensures a watertight seal where the vent penetrates the roof.
4. High-Wind Cap (4):

Designed to withstand high wind conditions, offering added protection.
5. Round Pipe (5):

The main vent pipe for the DuraFlex Aluminum system.
6. Elbow (6):

Allows for changes in direction in the vent system.
7. Tee (7):

Used to connect the main vent pipe with branch lines.
8. Tee Cap (8):

Caps the end of a tee fitting.
9. Increaser Tee (9):

Facilitates the connection of different-sized vent pipes.
10. Female Flex Adapter (10):
– Connects the DuraFlex Aluminum system to the appliance.

11. Male Adapter (11):
– Allows connection to other venting components.

12. Double-Wall Wye (12):
– Used for creating branch connections in the vent system.

13. Pipe Collar (13):
– Provides a finished look where the vent pipe penetrates walls.

14. Increaser (14):
– Increases the diameter of the vent pipe for enhanced draft.

15. Draft Hood Connector (15):
– Connects the vent system to the appliance’s draft hood.

16. Square Firestop Support (16):
– Supports the vent system when passing through floors or ceilings.

17. Oval Pipe (17):
– Specifically designed for oval venting configurations.

18. Oval to Round Adapter (18):
– Facilitates the transition from oval to round vent pipe.

19. Oval Tee (19):
– Used for branch connections in oval venting systems.

20. Oval Tee Cap (20):
– Caps the end of an oval tee fitting.

21. Oval Tee Support (21):
– Provides support for oval tee fittings.

22. Oval Firestop Spacer (22):
– Maintains proper clearances when passing through combustible materials.

23. DuraConnect II (23):
– Connects DuraFlex Aluminum to other venting systems.

24. DuraFlex AL Length (24):
– Flexible aluminum vent lengths for customized installations.

25. DuraFlex Mortar Sleeve (25):
– Protects the vent pipe when passing through masonry.

26. DuraFlex AL Coupling (26):
– Joins two sections of DuraFlex Aluminum vent pipe.

Fuel Types

Gas

Fuel Type Application

Gas

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

learances:

The DuraFlex AL (DFAL) aluminum flexible relining for masonry chimney offers a 0″ clearance to masonry. This means that the venting system can be installed in direct contact with masonry without requiring any additional clearance.

It’s important to note that the 0″ clearance specifically refers to the air space between the vent and combustible materials. This feature enhances flexibility in installation, especially in tight spaces.

Cavity Measurements:

The product specifications mention that the DuraFlex AL venting system is available in various diameters, including 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″. These measurements represent the internal diameter of the vent pipe.

For specific cavity measurements related to components like round pipes, oval pipes, and other fittings, the product’s Gas Vent Specification Chart provides details on clearances, maximum height, outer tube diameter, and materials for different configurations and sizes.

Installers should refer to the provided product charts and guidelines to ensure proper cavity measurements and clearances for the specific components and configurations being used in their installations. Always adhere to local building codes and safety standards during the installation process.

Warranty

limited warranty

Product Highlights

Transform your fireplace into a pinnacle of efficiency with DuraFlex Aluminum by Duravent. Engineered with precision, this venting system is tailored for natural gas or liquid propane category I appliances, offering a seamless solution for gas fireplaces, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and various heating applications. Say goodbye to traditional masonry chimney concerns and embrace a cutting-edge venting system designed for optimal performance.

DuraFlex Aluminum boasts a construction of single-wall .010″ aluminum, featuring 2-ply layers of .005″. This robust material composition ensures durability, reliability, and corrosion resistance, making it a steadfast choice for your venting needs. The aluminum inner wall, combined with a galvanized steel outer wall in double-wall Type B Gas Vent, sets a new standard for longevity and performance in venting technology.

Installation becomes a breeze with DuraFlex Aluminum’s 0″ clearance to masonry. This means you can integrate the venting system directly with masonry structures, providing flexibility in spatial considerations. The system’s flexibility extends beyond clearance, offering a range of diameters from 3″ to 8″, accommodating diverse applications with ease. The result is a versatile and adaptable solution that seamlessly fits into your unique venting requirements.

Rest easy knowing that DuraFlex Aluminum is listed to UL 1777 and ULC S635 standards, assuring you of its compliance with rigorous safety and performance benchmarks. This commitment to industry standards underscores the product’s reliability and suitability for a wide array of residential and commercial venting applications. Trust in a venting system that prioritizes safety without compromising on efficiency.

DuraFlex Aluminum’s product lineup goes beyond the main vent pipe. With a comprehensive range of components including caps, connectors, adapters, and supports, the system provides a solution for every installation scenario. Whether you need to cap the system, transition between oval and round configurations, or support the vent through various structures, DuraFlex Aluminum has you covered, ensuring a hassle-free and complete venting solution.

From its sleek design to its meticulous engineering, DuraFlex Aluminum excels in delivering efficiency in every detail. The product features a range of installation options, supported by a detailed Vent Termination Chart and Gas Vent Specification Chart, providing clarity and guidance for installers. Elevate your fireplace experience with a venting system that not only meets but exceeds expectations in performance, durability, and ease of installation.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Duravent Fireplaces, a division of the esteemed Duravent Group, is a leading force in providing cutting-edge venting solutions tailored specifically for the fireplace industry. With a dedication to innovation and quality, Duravent Fireplaces has earned a reputation for delivering high-performance products that enhance the efficiency and safety of residential and commercial fireplace installations. As an integral part of the Duravent Group, the company benefits from a rich heritage of venting expertise, contributing to its status as a trusted name in the fireplace industry.

The hallmark of Duravent Fireplaces is the DuraFlex Aluminum venting system, a flagship product designed to revolutionize the fireplace experience. This flexible aluminum relining system is meticulously engineered to accommodate natural gas or liquid propane category I appliances, ranging from fireplaces to furnaces and water heaters. The DuraFlex Aluminum venting system not only meets but exceeds industry standards, providing a comprehensive solution that addresses the diverse needs of modern fireplace installations.

Duravent Fireplaces sets itself apart through its commitment to customer satisfaction and safety. The company’s dedication to quality is exemplified by the rigorous testing and certifications that its products undergo, including listings to UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and ULC (Underwriters Laboratories of Canada) standards. With a global presence and a customer-centric approach, Duravent Fireplaces continues to lead the way in the fireplace venting industry, offering reliable, durable, and efficient solutions that redefine the standards of fireplace technology.

FAQs

Q: What is the DuraFlex Aluminum venting system?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum is a flexible relining system designed for masonry chimneys, specifically crafted for natural gas or liquid propane category I appliances like fireplaces, furnaces, boilers, and water heaters.

Q: What appliances are compatible with DuraFlex Aluminum by Duravent?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum is compatible with natural gas or liquid propane category I appliances, including gas fireplaces, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and wall or space heating applications.

Q: Can I use DuraFlex Aluminum for both natural gas and liquid propane appliances?
A: Yes, DuraFlex Aluminum is suitable for both natural gas and liquid propane category I appliances.

Q: What is the construction material of DuraFlex Aluminum vent pipes?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum vent pipes are constructed with single-wall .010″ aluminum, featuring 2-ply layers of .005″.

Q: What are the diameters available for the DuraFlex Aluminum venting system?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum is available in diameters of 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″.

Q: Does DuraFlex Aluminum have any clearance requirements to combustible materials?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum has 0″ clearance to masonry, providing flexibility in installation.

Q: Can I install DuraFlex Aluminum directly against masonry?
A: Yes, DuraFlex Aluminum can be installed in direct contact with masonry without additional clearance.

Q: Is the DuraFlex Aluminum venting system listed to any safety standards?
A: Yes, DuraFlex Aluminum is listed to UL 1777 and ULC S635 standards, ensuring safety and quality.

Q: What makes DuraFlex Aluminum suitable for fireplace applications?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum is designed to efficiently vent natural gas or liquid propane fireplaces, offering masonry chimney protection from flue product condensation.

Q: How does DuraFlex Aluminum protect the masonry chimney from condensation?
A: DuraFlex Aluminum’s construction and design protect the masonry chimney by preventing the damaging effects of flue product condensation.

Q: Are there specific components for different types of installations?
A: Yes, DuraFlex Aluminum offers a comprehensive range of components for various installations, including caps, connectors, adapters, and supports.

Q: What is the typical installation process for DuraFlex Aluminum?
A: Refer to the provided Typical Venting Installation drawings for guidance on selecting the appropriate component parts for your installation.