|Item||Nom. Size (Inch)||Size (mm)||Vent Size (mm)||Weight (kg)||Air Flow (mm2)||Plate Thickness (mm)||Reverse Depth (mm)|
|HM6||9 x 6||225 x 150||8 x 125||1.6||10,500||4||35|
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HM6 Air Brick
9 x 6 Hit and Miss Air Brick in bare finish.
Cast iron replica of the same adjustable vents that were installed in thousands of properties in the latter part of Victorian era.
Existing customers installing the HM6 include the Kali Kovek wine cellars in Hungary and one of the oldest colleges in Europe, All Souls College at Cambridge University, England
Product specifications can be found in the table below.
Hit & Miss Air Bricks
Victorian reproduction adjustable ventilation grilles in cast iron - either open or closed, hence the name "hit and miss". Ideally suited to replace one for one with existing grilles.
These new reproductions are supplied in bare metal, and like the originals are not suitable for painting. They should be preserved with wd40 to prevent them seizing up. To ensure they do not seize, the clearances on these grilles are loose and therefore will not completely shut off the air flow when closed , this is in keeping with the original design and is unavoidable with cast iron grilles.
These are often used for general ventilation or for open fire and inglenook fire vents. Adjustable vent grilles may not be suitable for installing in every situation and we would recommend taking some advice from a qualified plumber if they are installed where they are to provide air for a heating appliance especially gas or oil fired.
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