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2008 Condar Tests

Test HK-J22
February 14/08

White birch, 20% moisture, 59.3 lbs
Large and small pieces, 10 pieces, 3.0 lbs kindling
Warm heater (160F firebox temp), warm fuel

Side ignition.

Animation HK-J
Animation, 2 minute intervals.
Birch bark catches right away, note fire cycling in brightness

gas analysis
Flue gas

TESTO Excel data file

Note opacity (PM) after 50 minutes, but extremely low CO (0.03%). Fire gets hot enough to burn CO, but not all
the particulates.

Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. Kindling on right side. Smaller pieces on top.

fuel pile
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 10 from left to right.

Graphical data comparison of Condar tests

This page was updated on February 16, 2008
This page was created on February 14, 2008