The 5" universal adaptor vent pipe is used for many single wall pipe, horizontal vent exhaust applications. It adapts the appliance collar to the Z-Vent pipe. It can be used with natural gas or liquid propane, Category III appliances.
This adaptor is a 5 inch round rigid pipe with female connections on each end and uses Category III Stainless Steel. This piping is UL 1738 / AL 29-4C rated.
Some appliances that use Category III Stainless Steel Single Wall Piping include:
- Unit Heaters
- Hi-Efficiency Gas Appliances (including furnaces and water heaters)
- Engineered for use with Category II, III and IV gas-burning appliances only, where the maximum vent gas temperature at the appliance outlet does not exceed 550°F (288°C).
This venting requires 3” clearance to combustibles.
- Gasketed connections
- UL 1738 Rated
- Fusion welded pipe seams
- No sealant required, no cure time, or no call backs
- Air tight seam, smooth finish, better fit
- Metallic special gas vent cut to length on site
- Highest pressure rating in the industry greater than five time the industry standard
Always check your local codes before installing any vented appliance.
Below is an illustration of the sizing for the 5" adaptor.