Meridian Ceramic Stove

Dwins Posted By Dwins, Sep 29, 2018 at 11:19 PM

  1. Dwins

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    we have replaced the glass in the door of our stove with a ceramic glass. I sealed it in with stove cement however after it burning all day when it cooled off the glass cracked.
    Any thoughts would be appreciated
     
  2. kennyp2339

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    check this out: https://www.onedayglass.com/woodstove-glass/selecting-best-material-fireplace-woodstove/

    Also while I never replaced my door glass, I don't think stove cement is the proper sealer, I think regular gasket material since it can adjust with the door (warm up and cool downs) I have a feeling that the glass cracked because it couldn't move when the door flexed due to metal expanding / contracting during the heat up and cool down.
     
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    I would check the manual for your stove. Most (all?) stoves have a gasket that goes between the glass and the door frame and tabs or small brackets that hold the glass in place.
     
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    Yeah glass will expand and contract at a different rate it cant be cemented in.
     
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    We are still trying to figure out how to install the glass in our door Meridian stove.
    Nobody seems to know or understand what we should use to seal it on the inside.
    We had a fireplace store say to just use the screws. That won’t work to keep it airtight

    HELP
     
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    Typically the glass has a gasket and then a metal frame or tabs to hold it in place against the gasket.
     
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    Yes that is the way new fireplaces are, however the Meridian doors were not the same. There is a screw on each end to hold the glas and then it is sealed with a compound of some sort around the entire door.
     
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    I am having the same problem and just created a thread. Did you ever find out what to use?
     
  10. Dwins

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    We have now been told by a fireplace store to use a high temp caulking.
    I never thought this would be such a problem.
    If you figure it out please share.
     
  11. metrologyman

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    The manual for the Meridian stove states to use only SHR 1390 high temperature glass, 5 mm thick, and ceramic fiber composite caulk or premixed furnace cement although I would probably go with the cfc. This is the same material that lines the inner surface of the stove. I am looking at using the Inswool pumpable caulk to repair the lining. I'll let you know if it works for that! Do you have the manual? It is available online and is very complete for all repairs that might be needed on this beautiful stove.
     
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    Hey thanks for the response. I do have the manual. I am having trouble finding the CFC caulk. Any chance you know the brand?
     
  13. Tango papa

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    I am replacing my Meridian on Friday. I will put it on Kijiji and see if there is a buyer otherwise, if there are no takers for the whole stove, you might want the complete door? PM me if so. I am in East Ontario about 1.5 hours east of Toronto. Given the nature of the item I would not want to ship it.
     

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