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2014 Heater Fuel Tests at Shawville

Test HK-M29
March 13, 2014

White birch cordwood. Small wood, cold fuel
Side ignition.  Newspaper 3/4 up the kindling pile.
42.4 lbs including 3.75 lbs kindling
15.5% moisture.

Stack temperature corrected for height.
Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Austrian eco firebox, see
Custom air frame, setup "D"
Rear grate closed

Note the PM number is an estimate, as Filter 3 was not weighed clean.

Condar Spreadsheet 

Animation,  5 minute intervals.  Newspaper is located 3/4 up the kindling stack.

TESTO Excel data file

Testo graph
Testo gas graph, entire cyle.

Opacity graph. 


White birch cordwood.  Largest pieces were placed at the bottom, smallest pieces at the top.

Stacked in firebox

Burn sequence 5 minute intervals

This page was updated on April 2, 2014
This page was created on April 2, 2014