ASTM C315 - 07(2011) Standard Specification for Clay Flue Liners and Chimney Pots

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Source: ASTM International

This specification establishes the criteria for acceptance, prior to installation, of clay flue liners and chimney pots used for conveying hot gases in masonry chimneys. The liners and pots shall be manufactured from fire clay, shale, surface clay, or a combination of these materials that when formed and fired to suitable temperatures, shall yield a product that is strong, durable, serviceable, and conforms to this specification. The liners and pots shall be subjected to absorption, acid resistance, and freeze-thaw cycle tests.

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1. Scope

1.1 This specification establishes the criteria for acceptance, prior to installation, of clay flue liners and chimney pots used for conveying hot gases in masonry chimneys.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 For installation of clay flue liners, see Practice C1283.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
C67 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile
C301 Test Methods for Vitrified Clay Pipe
C896 Terminology Relating to Clay Products
C1283 Practice for Installing Clay Flue Lining

Index Terms

chimney; chimney pot; clay; flue; flue liners; masonry; venting; vitrified; Chimney lining materials--specifications; Clay flue linings/liners; Clay products (structural)--insulating; Clay products (structural)--tile (specifications); Construction materials; Flue linings; Liner/linings--specifications; Masonry assemblages--specifications; Masonry chimneys; Masonry units--specifications; Shale; Stacks/flues; Venting; Vitrified clay

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.060.40 (Chimneys, shafts, ducts)

DOI: 10.1520/C0315-07R11

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