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Imperial Uncrimped Stove Pipe 6 inch to 8 inch diameter Stove Pipe Reducer-Increaser

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  • Uncrimped Stove Pipe Increaser-Reducer
  • 24 gauge steel
  • 18" clearance to combustibles
  • Total Product Height: 7 1/8"
  • Deduct 1-1/2" for installed length
  • Easiest way to provide a simple, secure transition between an 8 in. diameter pipe and a 6 in. diameter pipe or vice versa
  • Warranty: 1 year manufacturers warranty
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Product Details
Manufacturer: Imperial
Part Number: BM0071
eFireplaceStore Item Number: FSD-BM0071
UPC: 063467110842

Features

  • Uncrimped Stove Pipe Increaser-Reducer
  • 24 gauge steel
  • 18" clearance to combustibles
  • Total Product Height: 7 1/8"
  • Deduct 1-1/2" for installed length
  • Easiest way to provide a simple, secure transition between an 8 in. diameter pipe and a 6 in. diameter pipe or vice versa
  • Warranty: 1 year manufacturers warranty
Product Description
This versatile part can function either as a reducer or increaser between the 6" and 8" sizes of Imperial stove pipe. The part, like other Imperial stove pipe parts, is made from 24-gauge steel and comes with a beautiful black finish. Because of overlap, you should deduct 11/2" from the actual length to calculate the installed length. The part carries a 1-year manufacturer's warranty. An 18" clearance to combustible materials must be maintained in the finished installation.

Features

  • Uncrimped Stove Pipe Increaser-Reducer
  • 24 gauge steel
  • 18" clearance to combustibles
  • Total Product Height: 7 1/8"
  • Deduct 1-1/2" for installed length
  • Easiest way to provide a simple, secure transition between an 8 in. diameter pipe and a 6 in. diameter pipe or vice versa
  • Warranty: 1 year manufacturers warranty
Manufacturer: Imperial
Part Number: BM0071
eFireplaceStore Item Number: FSD-BM0071
UPC: 063467110842
Customer Questions & Answers
By Chris from Granger, Ohio on December 30, 2013
Do you have this part "FSD-BM0071" in an 8" to 9" style?
By Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist on December 30, 2013

Answer:
No; the only 8" to 9" increaser we sell is the Selkirk 304-Alloy Heat-Fab Saf-T Increaser - 8 inch to 9 inch.

By Larry from Newport, IN on September 22, 2014
My stove has an 8'' pipe but my chimney has a 6''. Is it OK to reduce the 8'' right off my stove?
By eFireplaceStore on September 23, 2014

Answer:
Stoves are very sensitive to being sized down by 1 inch or more. The effect is that of forcing the same volume of water through a smaller hose. Increased pressure and speed of flow results. Likewise, sizing down a stovepipe by two inches will increase the flow of flue gases, causing the stove to burn hotter and go through fuel more quickly.

If there is no way around sizing the appliance down, it should be done as late as possible. As such, I recommend using 8 inch stovepipe from the appliance to the wall or ceiling, then using the 8 to 6 inch reducer right before you adapt to the Class A chimney piping. This should help to reduce the overdraft effect.

By Chris Weisbrod from Cincinnati, Ohio on November 2, 2012
Can this piece be used to connect a 6" flue from a FC500 to a 8" crimp 90 degree elbow flue pipe?
By Kevin E. - Fireplace Specialist on November 5, 2012

Answer:
This elbow is designed to be a universal adapter. It should perform in your application perfectly well. However, some tweaking of the 6" end may be necessary to allow it to drop down inside the flue collar.

By Rob from Fortine, MT on October 1, 2014
I am going from an 8" oval opening Vermont Castings stove to a 6" round Hearthstone Heritage stove. I have 12' of single wall 8" pipe which enters the box at the ceiling whic becomes 8" double wall for about 8'. Should I use the 6 to 8 inch adapter at the new stove and use existing 8" pipe (slip joint is used) or should I purchase 12' of single wall 6" pipe (including a new slip joint) and perform the 6 to 8 inch conversion at the ceiling box? My concern is for proper draw rather than expense. This is my primary heat source.
By eFireplaceStore on October 1, 2014

Answer:
It is definitely the better idea to use 6 inch single wall piping from the stove to the ceiling and use the 6 to 8 adapter at the ceiling support box. This is especially true given your climate. The newer stoves that utilize a 6 inch collar do not release the high temperature flue gases to the chimney system that the older stoves did. As such, it is important to keep the chimney sized to 6 inches for as long as possible. The flue gases can cool too rapidly in an 8 inch chimney and loose their buoyancy, causing the stove to smoke.

Customer Reviews
Imperial Uncrimped Stove Pipe 6 inch to 8 inch diameter Stove Pipe Reducer-Increaser
$39.55
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Reducer without crimp
By
DC50
from Benedicta, Maineon
December 28, 2014
I would recommend this item to a friend.
This pipe without the crimp is just what I needed for my stove. Hard to find without crimps in my area. Fits great.
Pros:
Fits great
Cons:
none



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