March 5, 2010
Third consecutive test with large load of wet birch, stacked front to back. Not matched to set L19-L20
White birch, 75.8 lb total, incl. 3.75 lbs kindling. 31.1% moisture.
North-South loading. Largest pieces first. Loaded onto a coal bed (Colorado method)
Efficiency is calculated at 95% oxygen recovery (Colorado method).
Stack temperature corrected for height.
Add-on bell has been extended in height by 5 courses.
Hot firebox resulted in faster burn than set L19-L20
Stack temperature 15 degrees lower than L20
Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)
Animation, 2 minute intervals.
Graph from Testo analyzer. 30 second sampling intervals.
The green line tracks the CO/CO2 ratio.
TESTO Excel data file
Raw data file
First 10 minutes is the kindling phase. Not counted in the Condar results.
Stacking is North-South, with largest pieces on bottom, onto a coal bed.
Fuel load. Pieces are ordered smallest to largest, left to right. Stacking was from right to left (largest pieces on the bottom).
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