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2014 Heater Fuel Tests at Shawville

Test HK-M02
January 25, 2014

Hard maple 4x4 crib, 57.5 lbs incl 3.75 lbs kindling, 21.0% moisure.
ASTM spec for crib stacking
Stack temperature corrected for height.

Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Custom air frame, setup "B"
Rear grate reduced 50%. See photo, below.

Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Animation, approx 5 minute intervals.

Rear grate with area reduced 50%.

gas analysis
Flue gas - from loading of crib onto kindling coal bed.

Testo graph
Graph from Testo analyzer. 30 second sampling intervals.
Entire run, including pre and post.

TESTO Excel data file
Raw data file

(no opacity graph)

fuel load
Fuel load.
Maple 4x4's were purchased by Alex Chernov in 1012, and stored inside.

Picking up precut 4x4's fom Alex Chernov's lab in Caledon, 1 hr north of Toronto.

fuel load
Kindling is 3.75 of split poplar at 15.5% moisture. (generic photo, typical load)

burn sequence
Burn sequence.

This page was updated on January 29, 2014
This page was created on January 27, 2014