Enamel color change -heat related

nosootOctober 14, 2007

We just installed a new VC Aspen -Bordoux red. We have made 2 small fires per the instructions -max of 500 degress at stovetop. We noticed the color changes almost to a brown at 500 degrees. When it was cooled off the next day it looked red again. Is this a normal function of the colored enamels?

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dsmith45

Have you tried posting the question at Hearth.com?
There seems to be more activity on that site. They also have a great search feature and lots of information on all things Hearth related. Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful: Hearth.com

    Bookmark   October 15, 2007 at 3:12PM
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nhyankee

This is normal. Our old Intrepid used to do that every time. As long as it isn't glowing orange or bright red I wouldn't worry too much about the color changes.

    Bookmark   October 18, 2007 at 7:59AM
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