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2016 MHA Research Heater Tests

Test MHA-1602
February 5, 2016

White birch / hardwood mix
Vertical fuel, vertical kindling
61.2 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.
For this test the Robax glass perimeter was removed from the baffle setup.

There was a malfunction with the Testo 330-2 gas analizer, and O2 and CO numbers are missing

Condar Spreadsheet 

Testo Raw Data

Lab Notes

gas analysis
Flue gas graph to 140 minutes. Only the stack temperature curve is valid, for comparison with the previous test to see the effect of removing the
Robax ceramic glass from the baffle

Testo graph
Testo gas graph, entire cyle.
Something happened with the gas path tightness around 8:30

Fuel load as stacked in firebox.

View of baffle with Robax removed.
The 8" ss connector extension from the firebox ceiling is sitting on 1.5" spacers resting on the Skamolex baffle plate.

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