DuraSeal

DuraSeal by Duravent: Unmatched Stainless Steel Vent Systems for Premium Fireplaces

Product Description

Elevate your fireplace experience with the DuraSeal by Duravent Stainless Steel Vent System. Crafted from premium 316L or 29-4C super-ferritic stainless steel, this double-wall system is designed for extreme resistance to corrosion, ensuring the longevity and safety of your gas-fired appliances. Backed by the Canadian Gas Research Institute, the DuraSeal is a testament to quality and dependability, offering unparalleled performance in any environment.

Product Features

Corrosion Resistance: Manufactured from 316L or 29-4C stainless steel, providing extreme resistance to chloride ion pitting, crevice corrosion, and stress corrosion cracking.

Quality Assurance: Stringent guidelines ensure a perfect fit with no stress points or weak areas, while the outer casing is made of type 441 stainless steel for long-lasting stability.

Built to Last: Smooth weld seams inside and out, shielded during welding to avoid contamination or molecular changes. Fully interchangeable with DuraSeal single-wall system.

Versatile Applications: Suitable for gas-fired appliances listed as Category I, II, III, and IV, or in Canada as Type BH Gas Venting, with a maximum operating temperature of 550°F.

Secure Lock System: Features a Secure Lock system with Viton® O-ring gasket for a gas- and water-tight seal. Easy assembly and disassembly for inspection, maintenance, or rerouting.

Complete Compatibility: DuraSeal is fully interchangeable, meeting UL1738 and ULC-S636 safety standards. Compatible with both horizontal and vertical installations.

Effortless Installation: Components and accessories made of stainless steel, including special parts like the 2-degree elbow and 43-degree tee for simplified installation.

Safety First: Must be installed by experienced professionals following DuraVent’s installation instructions to ensure optimum performance and safety.

Product Specifications

Materials and Construction:

Flue Material: Manufactured from either 316L or 29-4C super-ferritic stainless steel
Casing (Outer Tube on DuraSeal DSD/DSID): Type 441 stainless steel for outdoor durability
Quality Standards:

Corrosion Resistance: Resistant to chloride ion pitting, crevice corrosion, and stress corrosion cracking
Certification: Conformed to UL1738 and certified to ULC-S636 safety standards
Built for Durability:

Weld Seam: Smooth weld seam inside and out, shielded during welding process
Interchangeability: Fully interchangeable with DuraSeal single-wall system
Temperature and Pressure Ratings:

Maximum Operating Temperature: 550°F (288°C)
Maximum Rated Positive Pressure: 35″ water column
Vent System Types:

Single Wall (DS 3″-24″, DSLS 26″-36″) or Double Wall (DSD 3″-24″, DSLD 26″-36″)
Applications:

Suitable for gas-fired appliances listed as Category I, II, III, and IV
Type BH Gas Venting in Canada
Can vent gas or oil-fired appliances rated for TYPE L low-temperature venting system (DSD & DSID only)
Clearances:

DuraSeal Single Wall Diameter: 3″-36″
DuraSeal Double Wall Diameter: 3″-36″
Listings: UL-1738/UL-1777/ULC-S636
Installation Requirements:

Vent system must terminate at least 3 feet above the roof line and 2 feet higher than any portion of the building within 10 feet
Vertical Installation Requirements: Stack must be supported by a Guy Section if terminated at a height of more than 10 feet
Termination: Must use one of the DuraSeal terminations
Secure Lock System:

Features Secure Lock system with Viton® O-ring gasket for gas- and water-tight system
Parts easily pushed and fastened together instantly and effortlessly
Compatibility and Options:

Fully interchangeable with DuraSeal single-wall system
Compatible with horizontal and vertical installations
Extensive range of components and accessories made of stainless steel
Special parts available for simplified installation, such as 2-degree elbow and 43-degree tee

Installation Options

Vent system must terminate at least 3 feet above the roof line and 2 feet higher than any portion of the building within 10 feet
Vertical Installation Requirements: Stack must be supported by a Guy Section if terminated at a height of more than 10 feet
Termination: Must use one of the DuraSeal terminations

Fuel Types

Wood

Fuel Type Application

Wood

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Clearances:

DuraSeal Single Wall:

Diameter: 3″-36″
Maintain rated clearances to combustibles over the entire length of the vent system.
DuraSeal Double Wall:

Diameter: 3″-36″
Maintain rated clearances to combustibles over the entire length of the vent system.
Cavity Measurements:

Effective Length:

When assembling two parts together, the joint will overlap 2-3/8″.
Effective length is normal length minus 2-3/8″.
Vertical Installation Requirements:

The vent system must terminate at least 3 feet above the roof line.
Must be at least 2 feet higher than any portion of the building within 10 feet.
This limitation can be removed if an engineering analysis demonstrates normal and safe operation of the appliance.
If terminated at a height of more than 10 feet, the stack must be supported by a Guy Section.
The vent system must terminate with one of the DuraSeal terminations.
Secure Lock System:

Parts are easily pushed and fastened together instantly and effortlessly.
DuraSeal can be taken apart and easily reassembled for inspection, maintenance, or rerouting.
Additional Requirements:

DuraSeal shall not be routed into, through, or within any vent, such as an existing masonry or factory-built chimney that is connected to another appliance.
Maintain unrestricted vent movement through walls, ceilings, and roof penetrations.
Viton caulking used at the boiler adaptor or an adjustable length requires a cure time of 24 hours.
Multiple Appliances:

More than one Category II, III, or IV appliance may not be connected into the same vent system unless approved by the appliance manufacturer.
The venting system must be free to expand and contract and must be supported following provided instructions.

Warranty

Limited warranty

Product Highlights

Elevate your fireplace experience with the DuraSeal by Duravent, a cutting-edge stainless steel vent system designed to deliver unparalleled performance and durability for gas-fired appliances. Crafted from premium 316L or 29-4C super-ferritic stainless steel, the DuraSeal boasts exceptional resistance to chloride ion pitting, crevice corrosion, and stress corrosion cracking, ensuring a long lifespan even in challenging environments.

What sets the DuraSeal apart is its meticulous construction under stringent quality standards. The tube ends are formed to perfection, avoiding stress points or weak areas, while the casing, made from type 441 stainless steel, guarantees stability when exposed to outdoor elements. The result is a robust double-wall system with a smooth weld seam inside and out, preventing contamination and molecular changes during the welding process.

Versatility is a key feature of the DuraSeal, offering a fully interchangeable design with the single-wall system. Certified to UL1738 and ULC-S636 safety standards, it is suitable for gas-fired appliances categorized as I, II, III, and IV, providing optimum performance and safety in both horizontal and vertical installations. The compatibility extends to gas or oil-fired appliances rated for TYPE L low-temperature venting system, available in both single and double-wall configurations.

Ease of installation is paramount with the DuraSeal, featuring a Secure Lock system with Viton® O-ring gasket for a gas- and water-tight seal. The components can be effortlessly pushed and fastened together, allowing for easy assembly, disassembly, and rerouting, simplifying inspection and maintenance processes. The 2-degree elbow and 43-degree tee further enhance installation flexibility, while the 18″ and 36″ adjustable lengths maximize ease of use.

Safety is at the forefront of DuraSeal’s design. Installed by experienced professionals following DuraVent’s instructions, the venting system ensures optimum performance and maintains rated clearances to combustibles over the entire length. The product’s compatibility and safety features are crucial, especially when venting multiple appliances, ensuring compliance with local building and fire regulations.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Duravent Fireplaces, a prominent player in the heating and ventilation industry, stands as a testament to innovation, quality, and reliability. With a rich history and commitment to excellence, Duravent has carved a niche as a leading manufacturer of cutting-edge venting systems for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Renowned for its forward-thinking approach and dedication to meeting the evolving needs of consumers, Duravent has become synonymous with top-tier products that ensure safety, efficiency, and longevity.

Established with a vision to redefine the standards of fireplace technology, Duravent has consistently pushed the boundaries of what’s possible in the industry. The company’s extensive portfolio showcases a diverse range of venting solutions, with the DuraSeal series standing out as a pinnacle of engineering excellence. Duravent’s unwavering commitment to research and development, coupled with a customer-centric philosophy, has earned the company a reputation for delivering products that not only meet but exceed industry standards. As a result, Duravent Fireplaces continues to be a trusted name, chosen by professionals and homeowners alike, seeking superior performance and peace of mind.

Dedicated to sustainability and innovation, Duravent Fireplaces remains at the forefront of environmentally conscious practices, ensuring that its products not only provide efficient heating solutions but also contribute to a greener future. With a global presence and a focus on customer satisfaction, Duravent stands as a leader in the fireplace industry, setting the stage for a warm and secure tomorrow.

FAQs

Q: Is the DuraSeal vent system suitable for both residential and commercial applications?
A: Yes, DuraSeal is designed for a wide range of applications, including residential and commercial settings.

Q: What materials are used in the construction of DuraSeal vent systems?
A: DuraSeal is manufactured from either 316L or 29-4C super-ferritic stainless steel, ensuring durability and resistance to corrosion.

Q: Are DuraSeal single-wall and double-wall systems interchangeable?
A: Yes, DuraSeal single-wall and double-wall systems are fully interchangeable, providing flexibility in installation.

Q: What certifications does DuraSeal hold?
A: DuraSeal is certified to UL1738 and ULC-S636 safety standards, ensuring compliance with industry regulations.

Q: Can DuraSeal vent oil-fired appliances?
A: Yes, DuraSeal is suitable for venting both gas and oil-fired appliances rated for TYPE L low-temperature venting systems.

Q: What is the maximum operating temperature for DuraSeal?
A: The maximum operating temperature for DuraSeal is 550°F (288°C).

Q: Can DuraSeal be used for venting multiple appliances into the same vent system?
A: Only if approved by the appliance manufacturer and designed for multiple venting. Otherwise, it is not recommended.

Q: Are special parts available for simplified installation?
A: Yes, DuraSeal offers special parts such as the 2-degree elbow and 43-degree tee for simplified installation.

Q: What is the Secure Lock system in DuraSeal?
A: The Secure Lock system features a Viton® O-ring gasket for a gas- and water-tight seal, ensuring ease of assembly and disassembly.

Q: Is DuraSeal compatible with both horizontal and vertical installations?
A: Yes, DuraSeal is fully compatible with both horizontal and vertical installations.

Q: Can DuraSeal be used for venting Category IV appliances?
A: Yes, DuraSeal is suitable for venting Category IV appliances, among other categories.

Q: What are the clearances required for DuraSeal vent systems?
A: Clearances vary depending on whether it’s a single-wall or double-wall system. Refer to the product documentation for specific details.

Q: Can DuraSeal be routed into an existing masonry or factory-built chimney?
A: No, DuraSeal shall not be routed into, through, or within any vent connected to another appliance.

Q: Is DuraSeal suitable for outdoor installations?
A: Yes, DuraSeal’s outer casing is made from type 441 stainless steel, providing stability in outdoor environments.