Is it possible to have a venting installation without a DuraFlex SS Rain Cap and Clamp Band in place? Possibly. Is it advisable? Absolutely not. This is a pretty simple, extremely cheap venting component that can save you a ton down the road both in terms of headache prevention and keeping you from having to spend tons of money replacing venting components that were damaged by rain or other moisture.
This stainless steel rain cap works with your DuraFlex SS vent pipe with an 8 inch inner diameter, and you can lock it in place using the included clamp band. There is a 1/2 inch screen mesh that runs approximately 5 inches high to help keep out not only rain, but also the influx of roof debris. This handy accessory is compatible with woodburning, pellet-fueled, and non-condensing gas, coal, and oil appliances, making it a popular choice among homeowners and a sensible choice for all sorts of venting applications.
- DuraFlex Rain Cap with Clamp Band for 8-in. pipe
- 1/2" mesh with 5" screen height
- Cap is approximately: 8" H x 11" W