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2008 Condar Tests

Test HK-J29
February 22/08

Mixed hardwood, 18% moisture, 70.3 lbs
Round pieces, 2 small pieces of white birch on top, 9 pieces
Stack sloped slightly towards kindling
Warm heater (132F firebox temp), cold fuel
Side ignition
Cold kindling, 3.5 lbs (not enough)

Almost identical load to run HK-J26 (very clean), except a borderline start, requiring one additional piece of kindling.
Interesting example of non-linear system -- high sensitivity to initial conditions.

Animation HK-J
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas

TESTO Excel data file


Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. Kindling on right side. Smaller pieces on top.


fuel pieces
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 9 from left to right.

Graphical data comparison of Condar tests

This page was updated on February 22, 2008
This page was created on February 22, 2008