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Steel for Firewall 2 x 6 inch Q&A

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2-inch OD?

would like to confirm that the steel pipe is 2" OD and if the flex hose I bought from you would fit over it? Thanks Rick San Jose, ca

Answer:
Hi Rick, yes it is two-inch OD and the flex pipe will fit over it.

What is this for?

What is the steel for the firewall used for?

Answer:
Some building codes required steel, not pvc, to go through a firewall (a wall that has plywood, not just wall board). Some codes require a fire stop ring and some don't require anything.

Take Place of Fire Collar?

does this steel pipe take the place of a fire collar?

Answer:
All depends on the code you are under. For some it is all that is required, but for others you need a real collar.

Rubber Cement

What do you mean by rubber cement? What brands?

Answer:
We are refering to regular office type rubber cement. Usually comes with a brush on the screw off handle.

Glue?

Should I use PVC Cement or someting else to join steel pipe and 90 Sweep PVC Vacuum Connector. Thanks...

Answer:
We recommend rubber cement.

For Satellite Installation

I need to install my satellite dish. It needs 2 inch OD and your pipe is that and would be strong enought to use. it would be put over a 1 1/2 galvinized pipe and bolted together. i just wanted to know where i could find some around my area.

Answer:
Do a Google search for central vacuums florida and find an installer who has the item.