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2014 Heater Fuel Tests at Shawville

Test HK-M30
March 16, 2014

White birch cordwood. 
Side ignition.  Newspaper 3/4 up the kindling pile.
50.6 lbs including 5.00 lbs kindling
15.5% moisture.
2 dry pieces on top caused too fast a start.

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

Condar Spreadsheet 

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

Flue gas curves.

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