DuraTech 5″-8″

DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimneys: Elevate Your Fireplace with Duravent Excellence

Product Description

Elevate your fireplace experience with the DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System by Duravent. Engineered for excellence, this chimney system is designed to meet the highest standards of safety, performance, and durability. Whether you have a wood fireplace, furnace, boiler, or other residential heating appliances, the DuraTech chimney ensures reliable venting.

Product Features

Premium Construction: Crafted with precision using .027″ 430 stainless steel for the inner wall and .029″ galvalume or .027″ 430 stainless steel for the outer wall, ensuring long-lasting performance.
Thermal Tech Insulation: Features a Thermal Tech (ceramic refractory) blanket insulation encased between walls for enhanced heat retention and safety.
Versatile Applications: Ideal for wood fireplaces, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, ranges, and other residential appliances fueled by oil, gas, coal, or wood, meeting UL 103 test standards.
UL Listed: c-UL-us Listed to UL 103, providing assurance of compliance with rigorous safety standards.
Easy Installation: Follow our detailed installation instructions for a seamless setup, with a range of components available for various configurations.
Clearances: Requires only a 2″ clearance to combustibles, ensuring flexibility in installation.
Wide Diameters: Available in 5″-8″ diameters, catering to various appliance flue outlet sizes.
Durable End Rings: Stainless steel end rings seal the pipe securely, enhancing the chimney’s overall integrity.
Shroud Compatibility: UL Listed with DuraVent shroud specifications, ensuring compatibility and safety.

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Product Specifications

Material:

Inner Wall: 430 Stainless Steel, .027″ thickness
Outer Wall: Galvalume or 430 Stainless Steel, .029″ thickness
Insulation:

Thermal Tech (Ceramic Refractory) Blanket Insulation
Pipe Diameter Options:

Available in 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″ diameters
Clearances:

2″ clearance to combustibles
Listings:

c-UL-us Listed to UL 103
Applications (United States):

Suitable for wood fireplaces, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, ranges, and other residential-type appliances fueled by oil, gas, coal, or wood, complying with UL 103 standards.
Applications (Canada):

Can be used with oil and gas-fired appliances listed for use with a Type A Chimney, following ULC S604 standards.
End Rings:

Stainless steel end rings to seal the pipe securel

Installation Options

Through-the-Roof Installation:

Ideal for venting applications where the chimney extends through the roof.
Components needed: Roof Support, Flashing, Storm Collar, Chimney Cap.
Through-the-Wall Installation:

Suitable for installations where the chimney vents horizontally through an exterior wall.
Additional components required: Wall Thimble, Tee with Tee Cap, Tee Support, Wall Straps.
Interior Installation:

Recommended for enhanced efficiency. Installing the chimney inside the structure minimizes heat loss and promotes better draft.
Components needed: DVL or DuraBlack connector stovepipe, Ceiling Support, Attic Insulation Shield if passing through an attic.
Straight Vertical Installation:

Maximizes efficiency and minimizes creosote formation.
Suitable for both through-the-roof and through-the-wall configurations.
Offset Installation:

If necessary to avoid obstructions like rafters, use 15° or 30° elbows.
Maximum of two offsets allowed in a single installation.
Elbow Straps required for support.
Chase Top Flashing Installation:

Used when the chimney extends through a chase or enclosure on the roof.
Provides a weather-tight seal around the chimney.
Attic Insulation Shield:

Essential for all installations passing through an attic, regardless of insulation presence.
Ensures safety and compliance with regulations.
Firestop Radiation Shield:

Required when the chimney passes through a floor or ceiling without a support box.
Enhances safety by preventing heat transfer.

Fuel Types

Gas, Wood

Fuel Type Application

The DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System by Duravent is versatile and can be used with a variety of fuel types.

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Clearance to Combustibles:

Maintain a minimum clearance of 2 inches to combustible materials. This ensures safety and prevents overheating of nearby structures.
Wall Thimble Clearances:

When using a Wall Thimble for horizontal through-the-wall installations, ensure proper clearances as specified in the installation instructions.
Attic Insulation Shield:

Use the Attic Insulation Shield for installations passing through an attic. Follow the guidelines to maintain adequate clearances.
Firestop Radiation Shield:

Install the Firestop Radiation Shield when the chimney passes through a floor or ceiling without a support box. Adhere to clearance requirements for safety.
Cavity Measurements:

Chimney Pipe Diameter:

The DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System is available in 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″ diameters. Choose the appropriate diameter based on the appliance’s flue outlet size.
Pipe Thickness:

The inner wall of the chimney pipe is made of 430 stainless steel with a thickness of .027 inches. The outer wall is constructed with Galvalume or 430 stainless steel, with a thickness of .029 inches.
Insulation Thickness:

The chimney pipe features Thermal Tech (ceramic refractory) blanket insulation encased between the walls to enhance heat retention. Refer to the product specifications for insulation thickness.
Clearance Measurements:

Follow the specified clearances during installation, including the 2-inch clearance to combustibles. Adjust cavity measurements accordingly to meet these clearances.
Component Dimensions:

Refer to the product documentation for dimensions of specific components such as elbows, tees, support boxes, and flashing to ensure proper fitting within the available cavities.

Warranty

Limited warranty

Product Highlights

Elevate your fireplace experience with the DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System by Duravent, a pinnacle of engineering excellence designed to meet the highest safety and performance standards. Crafted with precision and versatility, this chimney system offers a range of features that make it the ideal choice for various residential heating applications.

The DuraTech Chimney System boasts premium construction with a 430 stainless steel inner wall, ensuring durability and longevity. The outer wall, made of galvalume or 430 stainless steel, adds an extra layer of protection. The inclusion of Thermal Tech (ceramic refractory) blanket insulation between the walls enhances heat retention, providing optimal efficiency and safety.

Versatility is a key highlight, as the system accommodates a wide range of fuel types, including wood, oil, gas, and coal. Whether you have a wood-burning fireplace, an oil-fired furnace, or a gas heater, the DuraTech Chimney System is engineered to deliver reliable venting performance. It meets stringent UL 103 standards for continuous operation at high temperatures, ensuring your peace of mind.

The flexibility of diameters, ranging from 5″ to 8″, caters to various appliance flue outlet sizes, offering adaptability for different heating systems. With a 2″ clearance to combustibles, installation becomes more convenient, and the stainless steel end rings seal the pipe securely, enhancing the overall integrity of the chimney.

UL Listed with DuraVent shroud specifications, the DuraTech Chimney System prioritizes safety. The system is not just a practical solution; it’s a design choice that seamlessly integrates with your fireplace aesthetics. Follow our detailed installation instructions for a hassle-free setup, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a product that exceeds industry standards.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Duravent, a prominent player in the heating and venting industry, has established itself as a leading manufacturer of innovative venting solutions. Founded with a clear vision of revolutionizing venting technology, Duravent has garnered a reputation for excellence through decades of expertise. The company’s commitment to quality, safety, and performance is evident in its diverse range of products, catering to both residential and commercial heating systems.

With a comprehensive product lineup that includes chimneys, vent pipes, and related accessories, Duravent prioritizes durability and performance. The company employs high-quality materials and precision engineering in the manufacturing process, ensuring that its products withstand the demands of various heating applications. Rigorous testing procedures and adherence to safety standards, including UL and ULC certifications, underscore Duravent’s dedication to providing reliable and compliant venting solutions.

Duravent distinguishes itself through a continuous commitment to innovation. By investing in research and development, the company remains at the forefront of evolving technologies and regulatory requirements. This focus on staying ahead of the curve enables Duravent to deliver cutting-edge venting solutions that meet or exceed industry standards.

Customer satisfaction is a key pillar of Duravent’s ethos. The company offers robust customer support services, providing comprehensive product documentation, online resources, and direct assistance. This commitment to education empowers customers with the knowledge necessary for successful installations and optimal performance of Duravent products.

Recognizing the importance of sustainability, Duravent incorporates eco-friendly practices in its manufacturing processes. The company strives to minimize its environmental impact and ensures that its products contribute to energy-efficient and environmentally responsible heating systems.

With a global presence, Duravent serves a diverse clientele, including homeowners, contractors, and businesses. The company’s products find applications in residential, commercial, and industrial settings, showcasing its versatility and adaptability to various venting needs.

FAQs

Q: What is the DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System?
A: The DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System is a venting solution designed by Duravent for various residential heating appliances.

Q: What fuel types is the DuraTech Chimney System compatible with?
A: The system is compatible with wood, oil, gas, coal, and other multi-fuel appliances.

Q: What is the inner wall of the chimney pipe made of?
A: The inner wall is crafted from 430 stainless steel with a thickness of .027 inches.

Q: What materials are used for the outer wall of the chimney pipe?
A: The outer wall is made of either galvalume or 430 stainless steel with a thickness of .029 inches.

Q: Is the DuraTech Chimney System tested and listed to meet safety standards?
A: Yes, it is c-UL-us Listed to UL 103, ensuring compliance with rigorous safety standards.

Q: What diameters are available for the DuraTech 5″-8″ Chimney System?
A: The system is available in 5″, 6″, 7″, and 8″ diameters.

Q: How much clearance to combustibles is required during installation?
A: A minimum clearance of 2 inches to combustibles is recommended.

Q: Can the DuraTech Chimney System be used in Canada?
A: Yes, it can be used with oil and gas-fired appliances listed for use with a Type A Chimney, following ULC S604 standards.

Q: Is the system suitable for both through-the-roof and through-the-wall installations?
A: Yes, it is adaptable for both installation types.

Q: What is the purpose of the Thermal Tech insulation in the chimney pipe?
A: The insulation enhances heat retention for improved efficiency and safety.

Q: Can the DuraTech Chimney System be used with wood-burning fireplaces?
A: Yes, it is suitable for wood fireplaces, as well as other residential-type appliances.

Q: Are there specific guidelines for installations passing through an attic?
A: Yes, an Attic Insulation Shield must be used in all attic installations

Q: How many offsets are allowed in a single installation?
A: A maximum of two offsets are permitted in a single installation.

Q: Are there specific clearances for Wall Thimble installations?
A: Yes, follow the clearances specified in the installation instructions for Wall Thimble installations.

Q: Can the DuraTech Chimney System be used with gas-fired appliances?
A: Yes, it is compatible with gas-fired appliances such as gas fireplaces, stoves, furnaces, or boilers.

Q: Does Duravent provide customer support for installation queries?