Vermiculite fire protection boards by Vitcas

Fire protection is very important if you use a fireplace or a furnace. Apparently, very few people actually realise how hot it gets inside one of those and for this reason a number of heat resistant products have to be used including vermiculite fire resistant boards.
Although many people don’t have a clue as to the real danger of using fireplaces and furnaces, companies such as Vitcas offer products especially designed to take on excessive heat conditions.

According to health and safety experts, a…

According to health and safety experts, a typical home fireplace is easily capable of reaching well over 1200C which is a lot even by general standards. Therefore, in order to ensure maximum protection, special fire resistant products have to be used. Of course, it all starts with fireproof bricks and a refractory mortar in order to join them together. However, no fireplace or furnace could do without heat insulation. Perhaps the best insulating material is vermiculite for two main reasons. First of all, the materials in question occurs naturally in the shape of an aluminium-magnesium silicate which means no complex and expensive production methods are involved here.

The exfoliation process quite simply involves applying…

vermiculite board

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The exfoliation process quite simply involves applying a lot of heat to the silicate which causes it to expand and that’s how a vermiculite board is born.

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