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Old 4/21/10, 11:55 PM
John Cahill, TREC 855 John Cahill, TREC 855 is offline
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Default Tape on a gas flue

Need a code or reference for duct tape or aluminum tape on a gas flue. Single wall or double wall.

I see it all the time but understand it is not correct. Ty
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Old 4/22/10, 12:25 AM
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Need a code or reference for duct tape or aluminum tape on a gas flue. Single wall or double wall.

I see it all the time but understand it is not correct. Ty
As far as I know John it is allowed...but the pipe needs to be joined Mechanically.... I will look for ref......



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Regular duct tape is wrong.
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Old 4/22/10, 1:20 AM
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I was reading that earlier today. I believe its M1803.3 in IRC. Screws and rivets. New guy, so I would double check
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Old 4/22/10, 4:20 AM
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UMC 03,,,,,,802.10.7 and IRC 03,,,,,2427.10.7

sheet metal screws or PMI (per manufacturers instructions) the ones that lock together



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