Will fiberglass insulation burn?

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Old 01-23-05, 07:31 AM
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Will fiberglass insulation burn?

Does anyone know how hot fiberglass insulation has to get before it burns? I want to put fiberglass insulation on the back of my wood/coal hot water boiler in my garage. There is a water chamber on the back of my boiler that is exposed to the cold and my water temp stays low in very cold weather. There is a flue and a cast iron water chamber on the back of this boiler, no open flame. I don't know how much heat fiberglass will take, any ideas?
 
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Old 01-23-05, 10:10 AM
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There is always a concern when products are attached to or near the vicinity of open flames. The product mentioned above is one such product. There are also a variety of other products and manufacturers you can search for. I strongly recommend using a fire rated material in this application.
 
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