March 6, 2014
White birch cordwood.
4 lbs kindling on left side. Newspaper 2/3 up the kindling pile.
49.6 lbs including 4.00 lbs kindling
15.5% moisure (estimated)
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. Newspaper is located 2/3 up the kindling stack. Very staged start.
See burn videos, below.
TESTO Excel data file
Testo gas graph, entire cyle
Note very clean start due to staged kindling. Some PM as pile catches and until maximum flaming decreases, at 35 minutes.
Note the poke at 120 minutes. The two large bottom logs were buried under a pile of coal - characteristic of this
firebox design, which has no bottom air at all.
White birch cordwood, loose barch removed. Largest pieces were placed at the bottom, smallest pieces at the top.
Stacked in firebox
This page was updated on March 6, 2014
This page was created on March 6, 2014