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Air Vent 100cm Free Area

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Product Description

Air Vent 104cm Equivalent Area


Main Uses, Features and Benefits

  • Retro-fitted combustion air vent for boilers, stoves and fires.
  • Unrestricted tube allows a high equivalent area over 100cm².
  • New and uniquely designed internal LookRyt® panel disperses air evenly into the room and may be painted or wallpapered to match décor.
  • External water baffle prevents transfer of water across the cavity.
  • Interlocking components aid correct positioning, alignment and easy installation.
  • Grilles embossed with DO NOT BLOCK.
  • External grille U.V. stabilised to slow down the effects of sunlight.
  • LookRyt® panel easily secured using fixing screws provided.
  • HETAS approved for use with solid fuel appliances.
  • Verifiable equivalent area confirmed by the BRE.



  • External Grille: 166mm L x 160mm H.
  • Tube: 127mm (5″) Dia. x 358mm L.
  • LookRyt® Panel: 172mm L x 172mm H.



  • External Grille: U.V. stabilised high impact polystyrene.
  • Tube: High impact polystyrene.  Tube contains recycled plastic.
  • LookRyt® Panel: High impact styrene.


 Softening/Melting Points

  • Tube: Softening point 70ºC, melting point 120ºC.



  • Magnolia internal LookRyt® panel (may be decorated).

External grille:


  • Terracotta (AC10LPTC)



  • Drill a hole using a 127mm diameter core drill.
  • Cut tube to length if necessary then insert the tube into the hole.
  • Align and push fit the external louvre and backplate (screw into position for extra security).  Tip: Save installation time by securing the external louvre grille to the backplate with a mastic sealant.
  • Align and screw the internal LookRyt® backplate to the wall using the screws provided.
  • Clip on the LookRyt® face panel.
  • The internal LookRyt® face panel can be painted or wallpapered to match the room décor.
  • Consideration should be given to using Rytons AirCore® Cowl (ABC8) externally in exposed areas



HETAS Approval

HETAS is the official body recognised by the government to approve solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services. The manufacturer of the air core is the only ventilation manufacturer to have solid fuel appliance ventilators approved by HETAS and is the only ventilation manufacturer recommended by HETAS to their registered engineers.


A bit about Advantica

Advantica Technologies, previously known as British Gas Technologies and now GL Industrial Services, developed the dynamic test procedure for calculating the equivalent area of a ventilator. Advantica testing gives installers, suppliers and homeowners the assurance that the air space is accurate and verifiable.


Extra Features and Benefits

Individually boxed sets for easy identification, handling and efficient installation.

Interlocking components aid correct positioning, alignment and easy installation.

Injection moulded one piece tube makes handling easier and installation quicker.

External water baffle prevents transfer of water across the cavity.

Internal and external louvre grilles embossed with DO NOT BLOCK.


UK Regulations, Standards and Guidelines
For heat producing appliances (including solid fuel) refer to:
The Building Regulations 2000, Approved Document J.
The Building (Scotland) Regulations 2005, Mandatory Standard 3.21.
The Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, Technical Booklet L.
British Standard BS 5440-2:2009.
For decorative fuel effect gas fires refer to:
British Standard BS 5871-3:2005.
Handling Information
Box quantity: 1 set.
Box size: 44cm (W) x 19cm (H) x 22.5cm (D).
Box weight: 0.62kg.


Dimensional Drawing:




In-Situ Drawings:


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