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2008 Condar Tests

Test HK-J04
January 12/08

Hard maple, medium pieces, 16% moisture, 56.2 lbs
8 pieces, 3 lbs kindling
Cold fuel. Warm heater (24 hrs)

Animation HK-I
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas

At 15 minutes, the pile rolls forward towards the glass.
At 31 minutes, the pile is poked to get the wood off the glass and towards the back of the firebox. This causes both
CO and opacity to spike
At 53 minutes, a leak is discovered because of a loose cover on the Condar probe filter cover. This makes the gas results
from 0 to 53 minutes invalid. In the Condar spreadsheet calculation, below, the gas values from run HK-H20 were pasted
in from 0 to 53 minutes, in order to be able to arrive at an approximate g/kg PM number off the filter.
The CO and efficiency results are not valid, because they don't account for the CO spike at 31 minutes.

TESTO Excel data file


Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results
Results are estimates, due to a gas leak (see discussion after gas curves, above)

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack.

fuel stack
Pieces are numbered left to right, and stacked in a prescribed order.

Graphical data comparison of Condar tests

This page was updated on January 17, 2008
This page was created on January 13, 2008