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Heat plate question

Postby Copasspupil » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:54 pm

Ok I'm trying to figure out the length of the initial bent section for my heat plate. I have 5.5" from the grate to the opening of the firebox. If I go 4.5" below the grill for the plates to be located. I have 2" down to a 45* for a set length then another 45 to a 1" section. If I know A squared plus B squared equals C squared A and b are 4.5" then c equal ~6.375" or overall then of ~8.5" with loss of length when it gets bent so do I cut the shape first or cut and bend it first? Also is there a minimum # of plates going across the bottom? The overall length is 41.5". I was planning on using 0.25" flat stock as well
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Re: Heat plate question

Postby k.a.m. » Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:22 pm

Why are you trying to put bends in the deflector? Make it 6" wide cut the sides to fit the chamber on the angle you need and weld it in.
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Re: Heat plate question

Postby Copasspupil » Sun Mar 27, 2016 7:37 pm

Thanks I'll do that

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