Fire cement characteristics

A typical wood-fired furnace or fireplace requires a very special approach in order to be safe in spite of fire and excessive heat-related issues. According to experts, fire cement is absolutely crucial in order to ensure a safe use in extremely hot conditions.
It may come as a right surprise that a humble wood-fired fireplace is really capable of reaching 1000C or more.


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Apparently, such temperatures aren’t unusual at all…

Apparently, such temperatures aren’t unusual at all and you do need to take this very serious in order to avoid the negative consequences of fire. Luckily, the Vitcas (facebook.com) company offers a whole variety of fire protective materials especially designed with fire and heat in mind. As it turns out, the Vitcas fire cement has been around since 1882 and since that time it has been a very popular solution used all over the world.

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The purpose of the fire cement is very simple. For a whole bunch of complex reasons, a normal grade of cement cannot be used in difficult conditions with a lot of fire and heat. The fire-resistant cement, on the other hand, offers absolute safety because it was designed to withstand temperatures that a fireplace generates. For more details regarding the Vitcas fire cement please visit the company’s website.