Cleaning the air jacket in my Harman......

Cleaning the air jacket in my Harman......

PostBy: Gary in Pennsylvania On: Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:59 pm

Just out of curiosity......How would I go about cleaning the air jacket on my Harman??? Or don't I need to worry about that?

Thanks!
Gary in Pennsylvania
 

PostBy: barley master On: Thu Nov 16, 2006 7:36 pm

1. unplug and remove circ fan from unit.
2. remove hot air duct plate on top of unit
3. block air gap in front of unit.
4. dump lots of hot water down the hole until it comes out clean where the circ fan mounts (for me its usually about 35 gals)
5. let air dry for a week. (the floor) :twisted:

i think the only thing you can do is to unplug and remove circ fan and take a shop vac and suck out what coal dust or dirt that may get in there.
since the fan is only 135 cfm and doesnt produce a high head it doesnt have the power to blow anything much up there.

i have bits of coal that have found there way into the fan housing from spillage from filling the hopper. what i also know is when you pull the sifting pan out be careful not to spill any fines because that will get sucked up by both fans but not enough to go through the unit. :)
barley master
 

PostBy: Gary in Pennsylvania On: Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:10 am

Thanks barley master....

I don't even think I need to do it......But I was curious about how it should be done.

Thanks!
Gary in Pennsylvania
 

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PostBy: LsFarm On: Fri Nov 17, 2006 6:39 pm

Gary, if you have an air compressor, you could get one of the extended wand blow-guns and blow out any accumulated dust from the inside of the stove.

You may not be able to reach every corner and area, but I think the top flat surface is the only place that any dust can accumulate.

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