fire and concrete ??

Old 07-12-06, 12:42 PM
mrblue's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: weatherford tx
Posts: 153
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
fire and concrete ??

have and extra piece of that round concrete cyclinder....2ft tall and 1.5 wide maybe .. thought about putting in the ground and using it is an outside in ground pit.. would that work or would the concrete just bust... thank for the help.
Old 07-12-06, 01:07 PM
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 5,650
Received 1 Upvote on 1 Post
fire and concrete ??

Will not last as long as steel, but could be serviceable for a long time.

It all depends on the thickness, whether it is reinforced, how hot your fires are and how often you use it.

If you burn hardwood pallets and can't get within 15 feet of the fir pit, it won't last too long.

Since you have it, and its free, why not spend some time digging it in. - If it breaks up in a few years, it will be easier to get rid of.

Old 07-12-06, 03:50 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 1,304
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Concrete takes heat well, but when exposed to direct flame it spalls, sometimes explosively.

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title: