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richa
Heating pipe against blueboard

We remodeled a kitchen replacing wood lathe and plaster with blueboard and a skimcoat. There is a radiator pipe in the wall going from the basement to the 2nd floor. The pipe is very close (read that may be touching) the blueboard at one point in its travel. Is this a fire hazard?

Dobbs
Re: Heating pipe against blueboard

No, blueboard is non-flammable.

ordjen
Re: Heating pipe against blueboard

Paper ignites around 450 degress Fahrenheit. Neither hot water nor steam radiator plumbing come anywhere near that. Gypsum is non-flammable.

ordjen
Re: Heating pipe against blueboard

Gramma's old recipe for meat pie called for baking the pie in the oven at 400 degrees for about an hour and a half covered with a brown paper bag. The bag allowed the pie crust to brown while aloowing the moisture to escape. The bag would discolor, but not ignite because it was under that 450 degree point of ignition. Your blueboard is safe! I don't recommend using blueboard on your meatpie though! :)

dj1
Re: Heating pipe against blueboard
ordjen wrote:

Gramma's old recipe for meat pie called for baking the pie in the oven at 400 degrees for about an hour and a half covered with a brown paper bag. The bag allowed the pie crust to brown while aloowing the moisture to escape. The bag would discolor, but not ignite because it was under that 450 degree point of ignition. Your blueboard is safe! I don't recommend using blueboard on your meatpie though! :)

What about chicken pie?:confused:

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