January 28, 2014
Hard maple 4x4 crib, 56.6 lbs incl 3.75 lbs kindling, 20.8% moisure.
ASTM spec for crib stacking
Stack temperature corrected for height.
Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Custom air frame, setup "C"
Rear grate reduced 50%,
Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)
Animation, 5 minute intervals.
Video sequence taken at 60 minutes.
Flue gas - from loading of crib onto kindling coal bed.
TESTO Excel data file
Testo gas graph, entire cyle
Opacity graph. For this run, the kindling pieces were slightly larger, and stacked TeePee instead of criss-crossed.
Unburned pieces were moved to rear and to the front of the crib, with coals underneath. In this case, the front ignited
also, instead of just the rear.
Maple 4x4's were purchased by Alex Chernov in 1012, and stored inside.
Kindling is 3.75 of split poplar at 15.5% moisture. (generic photo, typical load)
Compare with actual load, below:
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January 29, 2014
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