White Birch, 20% moisture
6 pieces, 4.5 lbs kindling, 63.7 lbs total
Equipment malfunction from minute 0 to 35. Gas values during that interval estimated from previous test.
Kindling mis-start, see details below. Higher PM than previous tests, at 1.5 g/kg.
Error - grate air control was closed for the whole run.
Animation, 2 minute intervals.
The flue gas probe and its filtering system had a malfunction that was corrected at minute 38.
Condar spreadsheet gas data, to allow calculation of a PM number, was estimated for the first 35 minutes, by using
the data from the previous test.
TESTO Excel data file
PM number is higher than previous tests, at 1.5 g/kg. Could be due to kindling mis-start, which required adding
additional newspaper. Kindling pile was lit from top, but used less newspaper layering than previous tests, resulting
in a mis-start.
Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)
Fuel stack. Kindling is on the right side, layered with newspaper. Ignition from top of kindling
Kindling stack used less layering with newspaper, and resulted in a mis-start.
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 6 from left to right, heaviest to lightest piece.
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January 18, 2010
This page was created on January 11, 2009