A fireplace in a living room is a very important part of your house. However, in order to avoid serious problems, you do need to realise that your fireplace easily generates temperatures in excess of 1000C which is why professional refractory cements are used in the construction process.
A lot of people are unaware of the fact that even a typical home fireplace can pose a serious threat to the safety of you and your family.
Although looking at fire and enjoying…
Although looking at fire and enjoying the warmth a fireplace generates feels absolutely great, you mustn’t forget that you’re dealing with open fire there. This is very clearly visible in the construction process which always involves the use of refractories. In particular, the line of Vitcas refractory cements and mortars works exceptionally well whenever we’re talking extremely high temperatures. The reason why those products work so good is because they contain high alumina particles.
As a result, a joint…
As a result, a joint made using those cements is capable of withstanding temperatures in excess of 1500C which is more than enough to ensure safety. What’s more, the Vitset 45 cement is very versatile in that it can be used not only for jointing but also for patching and coating. Visit the Vitcas website for more details and information regarding the refractory products.