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2014 Heater Fuel Tests at Shawville

Test HK-M08
January 31, 2014

Hard maple 4x4 crib, 57.1 lbs, 21.0% moisure, 7 lbs kindling
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%,

Repeat of run HK-M07 

Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Animation,  5 minute intervals.

Video: kindling fire at 6 minutes

Video: kindling fire at 9 minutes

Video: burn at 18 minutes.

Video: steam from stack at 23 minutes

video: burn at 1 hour

gas analysis

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

TESTO Excel data file

Testo graph
Testo gas graph, entire cyle

Opacity graph. For this run, the kindling was increased to 7 lbs. Ignition was very good, and PM was very low.
Opacity graph includes kindling, which is the large spike.

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

fuel load
Kindling is 7 lbs of split poplar at 15.5% moisture. Reload was at 17.2% O2 (60% recovery).

Burn sequence.

This page was updated on February 1, 2014
This page was created on January 31, 2014