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Old 09-06-2011, 11:29 AM
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Default Perlite Insulation Question

I am in the process of insulating my 36" oven, and I cannot find the insulation blanket. Since I have an oven enclosure I am wondering, if I can just use the perlite mixture to insulate the oven, the smallest distance from oven wall to enclosing wall is about 5" - 6".

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Old 09-06-2011, 08:52 PM
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Have you tried the FB store? They sell it. Any thickness of ceramic blanket would be better than none, as it seems to be a better insulator than the pearlite/vermiculite alone.

gene
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:49 PM
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I would Call FB. The stuff is not that heavy, so it would be easy to ship. Where are you?

Mike
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:23 AM
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No need for the blanket. Just pour loose fill of either perlite or vermiculite right into the enclosure and be sure you've got atleast 6 inches over top of the dome.
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:17 AM
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Hello,

We sell the FB Blankets they are 50 square feet and sell for $75.00. Please call me at 1-800-407-5119 ext 14, I would be happy to provide you a shipping quote.

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Heidi
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