stoker feed adjustments

stoker feed adjustments

PostBy: paulsferg On: Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:33 pm

i'm currently running at 4 teeth/went to go to 3 teeth,and i' m at the end of the slot.thats as low as it will go.are ther 2 different length arms?
paulsferg
 
Stove/Furnace Make: efm520
Stove/Furnace Model: efm520

Re: stoker feed adjustments

PostBy: stoker-man On: Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:43 pm

I wouldn't run at 3 teeth. Here is an example why:

Pictures of a burned pipe and worm due to improper feed/air
stoker-man
 
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove

Re: stoker feed adjustments

PostBy: Pa Dealer On: Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:31 am

i'm currently running at 4 teeth/went to go to 3 teeth,






WHY?





RY
Pa Dealer
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 DF
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Other Heating: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Make: EFM DF 520
Stove/Furnace Model: Keystoker

Re: stoker feed adjustments

PostBy: stoker-man On: Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:41 pm

Someone in my own family burns at one tooth all summer, but if you aren't careful, you can burn down into the pot and ruin the worm, pot, or pipe, as shown in the link of the previous post.
stoker-man
 
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove