Refer to Figure 4-4. Separate the four 2-foot sections by pulling the sections apart at each joint.
Remove soot from smokestack by running sand or fine gravel through sections.
Wash exterior of smokestack with brush and hot water.
Dry sections thoroughly. Do not apply paint to smokestack
Under most climatic conditions It Is not cost effective to paint smokestack.
However, In a humid or saltwater environment the smokestack may be painted
using heat resistant paint only H materials, equipment, and facilities are already
available. Do not requisition materials or equipment.
Inspect for dents, holes, excessive rusting, and missing rivets. Replace sections as required. Assemble each
section with rivets.
Attach four 2-foot sections of smokestack together at the joints and attach bottom section to the heater body.