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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K09
January 16/09

Warm heater
White Birch, 20% moisture
8 pieces, 4.53 lbs kindling, 63.1 lbs total

Fast start. CO/CO2 ratio down to .008 at 6 minutes.
Damper left open to test cold air bypass.

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas
Air was closed with charcoal burning and damper left open, at 93 minutes.

TESTO Excel data file


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 16, 2009