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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K07
January 14/09

Warm heater
White Birch, 20% moisture
7 pieces, 4.5 lbs kindling, 60.5 lbs total

Slow, staged start.
Pieces stacked somewhat tight, particularly 2 bottom pieces - not enough air between them,
slowed down the burn, but good CO. Efficiency down a couple of percent (high oxygen)

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas

TESTO Excel data file

Data missing for first 15 minutes. Sensor dirty, cleaned at 80 minutes.

Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. Kindling is on the right side, layered with newspaper.

fuel pile
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 7 from left to right, heaviest to lightest piece.


This page was updated on January 18, 2010
This page was created on January 14, 2009