Fitting stove pipes


Postby diditmyway » Fri May 09, 2008 11:01 am

I bought an Aga enamelled cast iron stove pipe to colour-match a Dovre stove, but the pipe is slightly too large to fit into the stove collar. Can I file down the enamel surface to make it fit ? Or is there a better way ?
diditmyway
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri May 09, 2008 10:56 am

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby ALDA » Fri May 09, 2008 1:46 pm

D,

IT MAY BE EASIER TO REMOVE SUFFICIENT MATERIAL FROM THE STOVE COLLAR BORE (DEPENDING ON THE WALL THICKNESS OF THE COLLAR AND THE AMOUNT OF MATERIAL THAT NEEDS TO BE REMOVED.
THIS WILL ALSO RETAIN THE ENAMEL FINISH TO YOUR STOVE PIPE AND MIGHT AVOID FRACTURING OF THE CAST IRON PIPE.

TO DO THIS, MAKE USE OF A CYLINDRICAL GRINDING WHEEL AND/OR SANDING WHEEL FITTED INTO THE CHUCK OF AN ELECTRIC DRILL OR DREMMEL TOOL.

HOPE THIS HELPS,

ALDA.
ALDA
Posts: 397
Joined: Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:15 pm


Postby TheDoctor5 » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:29 am

Last year 64% of the questions asked in our forum were answered within our DIY project pages at www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects.htm The project pages are now separated alphabetically and your answers are accompanied by diagrams and the ability to see, and buy, the tools and/or required to complete your project. Use our search box to look for your answer and save a great deal of time and money!
TheDoctor5
Site Admin
Posts: 1385
Joined: Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:17 am


Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



cron