How Tight should Firebrick be

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by JrCRXHF, Dec 12, 2011.

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    I am putting some new firebrick in my harman boiler i bought used and the front two are tight i already cleaned the surface really well. My question is what is the expansion rate of the fire brick and is this going to put stress on the boiler. I wonder if i should take a 1/8 inch off them to give them a little room to grow.
     

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