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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K29
February 19/09

Warm heater. Previous fire 24 hrs.
White Birch, 20% moisture
5 large pieces, 3 small pieces. 4.5 lbs kindling, 67.2 lbs total
Standard log cabin stacking. Side kindling, staged.
3 small pieces on top, next to the kindling.
Good clean ignition. Moderate CO spike at 25 minutes
Moderate CO. Low PM.
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 10 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 - 8 from heaviest to lightest piece.


This page was updated on January 18, 2010
This page was created on February 19, 2009