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2016 MHA Research Heater Tests

Test MHA-1601
February 4, 2016

White birch / hardwood mix
Vertical fuel, vertical kindling
61.3 lbs including 1.3 lbs kindling
17.7% moisture.

Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Austrian eco firebox, see
Experimental baffle setup. See for details.

These are preliminary "fooling around" tests to get the lab up and running while we are
commissioning new equipment.

Robax glass baffle configuration, depicted at the link above.
A dirty test. The Robax was removed after this test.

Condar spreadsheet results, calculated at 90 minutes.
With the eco-box, the test is over when the air supply is closed. Remaining charcoal would normally be burned in the next fire.

Condar Spreadsheet 

Testo Raw Data

Lab Notes

gas analysis
Flue gas graph to 125 minutes. 

The calculations were based to 90 minutes, when the air supply was closed for 5 minutes to establish the stack temperature

Fuel load, small pieces to the front.

Test start was at 8:34

Test finished at 10:04 (combustion air inlet closed)

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