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  1. How to Build a Fire Pit Using Fire Bricks?

    How to Build a Fire Pit Using Fire Bricks?

    Fire pits at the garden are wildly popular among homeowners, and there is an amazing reason behind this popularity. No other feeling compares to the one you feel while sitting next to a snapping fire bringing together everyone.

    Sure, you can just dig a hole in your garden, place some bricks and stones, and light a fire. However, if you double the investment, you and your family can construct and enjoy yourself a beautiful brick DIY fire pit.  You should also consider using eco-friendly and recycled fire bricks to limit the use of your financial resources and reduce the overall expenses.

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  2. Protection and Insulation of Exhaust Pipes

    Protection and Insulation of Exhaust Pipes

    Exhaust pipes, along with other components, in heavy and high-temperature machinery, serve the purpose of releasing built up heat, steam and other hazardous fumes from the machinery or vehicle. However, this process ends up heating them up and damaging them in the long run. Exhaust sections, pipes, and segments in any car or heavy-duty machinery are subject to constant heating and cooling that with long exposure can lead to severe and irreparable degradation and deterioration.

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  3. What You Need to Know about Insulation

    What You Need to Know about Insulation

    Insulation is an important aspect of any high heat appliance, whether it is in your home or in industrial settings. When an appliance is properly insulated, it has many additional benefits conferred on it, i.e. it reduces heat loss which thus saves on energy consumption and as a result, is more environmentally friendly and more economically efficient. In the long term, this increases the life span of such appliances as they require less frequent repairs.

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  4. Heat Resistant Paints - Types and Applications

    Heat Resistant Paints - Types and Applications

    Every place on this planet is trying to come up with better ways to protect themselves in times of natural disasters, calamities, and fires. 

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  5. Home Metal Foundry

    Home Metal Foundry

    Everyone likes the power to create something with their own hands. It makes you feel like you are in charge of your actions, creations, and life. Instead of getting amazed by complex machinery parts and metal objects, you can very easily create your own bespoke metal objects at home with your own metal foundry.

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  6. How to Use Fire Cement?

    How to Use Fire Cement?

    When it comes to fixing leaks, cracks, and other issues around the house, fire cement takes the lead in being reliable, durable, and long-lasting. Fire Cement is a ready-for-use putty that is resistant to heat up to 1250oC. There is a range of distributors and retailers who offer a wide variety of ready-to-use fire cement. It is supplied in various dimensions and colours, such as grey/buff fire cement and black fire cement, depending upon your preference and requirements. Any variation of fire cement may be used to seal unpleasant joints in wood stoves. This material is especially useful and powerful around the region whereby the flue rises from the top of the furnace. It can be used for restoring firebricks too. Fire cement is heat resistant, but it has its own limitations and drawbacks. It is not a superhero among sealants, but it gets the job done quickly and correctly. If you are using fire cement around your metal stoves or flue pipes, the metal stove’s expansion and contraction, resulting in the heating and cooling down, will inevitably cause cracks in any fire cement in the joints of the stove and flue pipes. Let's take a look at how fire cement may be used to your advantage, its drawbacks, and how to use it for long-lasting relief from any cracks.

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