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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K11
January 18/09

Warm heater
White Birch, 20% moisture
7 pieces, 4.75 lbs kindling, 63.5 lbs total

Air closed at 112 minutes. Damper left open.
Very staged burn, with evenly shaped half logs.
No overamping, very low CO

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas
Notice the very even oxygen curve, lacking a dip at the beginning, and a corresponding CO spike.
Poke at 55 minutes. Largest bottom piece placed on top, so that it will burn with the others.

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 18, 2009