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2014 Heater Fuel Tests at Shawville

Test HK-M12
February 4, 2014

Tamarack 3.5"x3.5" crib,
37.1 lbs including 3.75 lbs kindling
15.5% moisure
ASTM spec for crib stacking
Stack temperature corrected for height.

Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Custom air frame, setup "C"
Rear grate reduced 50%,

First of 3 run series 

Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Animation,  5 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas
- from lighting of kindling underneath crib.

TESTO Excel data file

Testo graph
Testo gas graph, entire cyle

Opacity graph. First large spike is the kindling. 

fuel load
Fuel load.

fuel load
Kindling is 3.75 lbs of split poplar at 15.5% moisture. It is stacked underneath road, unlike previous loads where it was first burned to
a coal bed. Because of the dimensioned lumber, the crib has slightly less height and there is just enough room to stack it on top of the

Burn sequence.

Video of test

This page was updated on February 5, 2014
This page was created on February 5, 2014