Metal chimney section connection requirements (C) Carson Dunlop Associates How to Make Proper Connections for Metal Chimney Sections

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This article describes the proper details of connecting metal chimney sections.

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Proper Connections for Metal Chimney Sections

Metal chimney section connection requirements (C) Carson Dunlop AssociatesVirtually every multiple-wall metal chimney is built of sections of varying lengths that are joined using a method designed by the manufacturer.

Joining may be by twist-locking sections together or by special clamps.

For this reason (and others) it is important to purchase the proper lengths needed for the chimney.

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If your factory-made metal chimney includes one or more sections that were cut to shorten a length or that were modified in some other way, it is an improper and unsafe installation.

Sketch courtesy Carson Dunlop.

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