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Hello my name is***** wil lbe helping you today. PVC starts to burn at 284 degrees Fahrenheit, your residential dryer has a max temperature of 180 before the safety switches kick on and shut the dryer off.Please hit the accept and rate button. If you are going to rate me negatively, remember I am here to answer your question to the best of my ability and to ensure you are fully satisfied. IF you have any more questions feel free to ask me. Have a good night,.
That is correct and unless you have a direct flame on the pvc and it's only near the dryer you are fine.
Let me ask you a question, are you using said pvc as an exhaust? That would be against building code, flexible metal is what's required. If not, I've read from multiple sources pvc doesn't start burning until 284 degrees Fahrenheit and it doesn't emit toxins until it starts burning. I'm not home but I can pull up the sources later.
PVC doesn't release toxins unless extreme heat is applied to the pvc, 50-60 degrees Celsius is only applicable if the pvc isn't sprayed with flame retardant material. All pvc must be sprayed with flame retardant.
If it was me however, I would remove the pvc for piece of mind. Where is the pvc exactly?
I'm going to opt out. I've answered your question accurately, I don't know how else I can ho you. You choose not to believe me, maybe another expert can help you. Good luck
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! Why risk the safety of your family? If you are in doubt, replace the dryer fro $300 or less. The peace of mind will be the best investment you have made.
There are so many variables with a dryer. If the vent is plugged, it will get too hot. If the filter housing is dirty, it will get too hot. The exhaust air is not designed to be more that about 160* F, but the drum temperature can be much hotter, especially if the air flow is reduced. Replace the dryer.