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  1. gogiburn

    gogiburn Member

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    what is the purpose of the fire brick and how important is it

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  2. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Firebrick protects the outside metal of the firebox and it contains the heat of the fire allowing it to burn hotter. In some stoves firebrick is also used for a baffle.
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    thank you

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