March 4, 2014
White birch crib. Ignition from both sides.
40.6 lbs including 3.75 lbs kindling
Stack temperature corrected for height.
Pisla HTT 602 door, 22" wide
Austrian eco firebox, see http://www.heatkit.com/research/lopez-2014-03-01.html
Custom air frame, setup "D"
Rear grate closed
Condar Spreadsheet Results
(includes detailed fueling data)
Animation, 5 minute intervals. Ignition from both sides. The left side caught and the right side caught very slowly. Right side was
boosted with additional newspaper.
See burn videos, below.
TESTO Excel data file
Testo gas graph, entire cyle
Clean start followed by a spike. Notice that there was PM until 85 minutes. While not high opacity, the PM after 50 minutes was
noticeable in the additional power required on the Condar, and possibly heavier than apparent from the opacity. Ie., non-soot like.
3.75 lbs of poplar kindling at 15% moisture. The kindling was piled to either side of the crib, with newspaper underneath. The kindling
caught on the left side, but was slow on the right side. It was boosted on the right side with some additional newspaper balls.
White birch crib.
Stacked in firebox
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