Is rock wool safe in fireplace?

Is rock wool safe in fireplace?

All of our products are made from 100 percent virgin rock wool to keep you safe and comfortable during fireplace use. We also recommend that you remove any artificial plants or wooden logs before using your new hearth cover pad as these items may pose a risk of fire if not removed prior to ignition for your fireplace.

Can I use Rockwool insulation for fireplace embers?

Enhance the look of your cozy fire place scene by adding this product to your ceramic log insert. When the flames hit the embers they glow red like real wood embers. For use with VENTED gas log sets only. This rock wool will bring a bright, realistic glow to your liquid propane or natural gas fireplace.

How long does rock wool last in fireplace?

A typical fireplace requires around 1oz of embers (depending on size and how dense it is packed) and we recommend replacing your embers once per year. That means this bag could last you around SEVEN YEARS.

Is rock wool insulation fireproof?

The material is fire-resistant up to 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit. As noted previously, Rockwool insulation is formed from literal rocks and steel slag that must be heated beyond 2,900 degrees Fahrenheit in order to mix the component materials and create this highly effective insulation.

Do you need rock wool in fireplace?

The main reason it is used in your fireplace is to complete the look of a natural log fire in your unit. It is generally not necessary to the function of your fireplace, but it does provide the flicker of a real fire and enhances the look of your unit. Can I use generic mineral wool?

Can you put Rockwool around a flue?

Our flue liner insulation can help regulate temperatures to avoid over-heating, or sudden cooling that could lead to flammable residue build-up3. The use of stone wool insulation as an intermediate layer also prevents heat from being transferred to the outer surfaces – again, raising safety for those nearby.

What is the fluffy stuff in my gas fireplace?

Rock wool is the most common type. The second type is made from the mineral vermiculite. Both are designed to be used with either propane or natural gas fireplaces.

Which insulation is fireproof?

Fiberglass insulation
Fiberglass insulation is made of glass combined with plastic polymers and is naturally fire-resistant.