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2017 MHA Research Heater Tests

Test MHA-1716
January 30, 2017

Red oak, seasoned 3 years
Log cabin stacking, top ignition
62.0 lbs including 2.0 lbs kindling
19.0% moisture.
Cold firebox. 2345 stacking.

Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Austrian eco firebox, see
Baffles from 2016 testing removed. Exit straight into raised ceiling:

In the last 2016 tests, the eco-air slots were partially blocked.
The blocks have been removed, adding approx 25% air.

Run #14 of a repeatability study with a new test fueling protocol under development, except with a cold firebox.

Condar spreadsheet results, calculated at 99 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   (to be added)

Flue gas graph to 99 minutes.

Testo gas graph. 

Fuel load
Pieces are stacked in order of increasing weight.

Time lapse video, 10 second intervals

This page was updated on February 4, 2017
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