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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K32
February 21/09

Warm heater. Previous fire 8 hrs. Hot firebox.
White Birch, 20% moisture
"Austrian style fuel". Very small pieces. 17 pieces. 3.5 lbs kindling. 39.7 lbs total, stacked teepee style.
Very fast, clean start. CO peak at 12 minutes.
Fast burn - 50 minutes.
Moderate CO. Low PM. Compare with run HK-K31
Data for calculation stopped at 50 minutes, when air control was closed.
Flue damper left open 0.5".

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas.
First minute missing.

TESTO Excel data file


Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. .

17 pieces fuel. 36.2 lbs total. (Not shown:) 3 lbs kindling.

This page was updated on January 18, 2010
This page was created on February 21, 2009