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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K27
February 17/09

Warm heater. Previous fire 24 hrs.
White Birch, 20% moisture
Small pieces. 9 pieces, 4.5 lbs kindling, 60.6 lbs total
Standard log cabin stacking. Top kindling. See stacking photo.
Well staged ignition, avoiding CO spike at start.
Data for calculation stopped at 90 minutes, when air control was closed.
Cold air bypass open. Doors not taped. Flue damper left open 1" and shut 4 hrs later.

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas.
Time on gas graph is offset by 13 minutes.

TESTO Excel data file


Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. .

fuel pile
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 9 from heaviest to lightest piece.


This page was updated on January 18, 2010
This page was created on February 17, 2009