Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue Sep 22, 2009 9:27 pm

The topic for our eighth live broadcast will be the most controversial yet, "Coal Quality".

In this show the discussion will be about different qualities of coals such as the eternal Stripped vs. Deep mined debate and the differences between white and red ash coals.

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Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite


Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: 009to090 On: Tue Sep 22, 2009 9:47 pm

Wow, good topic. I bet you could sign up alot of 'guests' for this topic :D
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: wlape3 On: Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:08 pm

Hmmm...I've only experienced the white ash types. I'm very curious about the red ash types. Could it be a high level of iron in the coal?

Will
wlape3
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Alaska 140 Auger
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Other Heating: Propane
Stove/Furnace Make: Alaska

Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: 009to090 On: Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:18 pm

Mike, whats the difference between bone and shale? Or are they the same?
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: Richard S. On: Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:45 pm

Thanks again Paul and Mike for excellent show. :D
Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite

Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: wlape3 On: Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:54 pm

Thanks again for a great coalcast guys. Always interesting to listen to.

Will
wlape3
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Alaska 140 Auger
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Other Heating: Propane
Stove/Furnace Make: Alaska

Re: Coalcast Ep8: "Coal Quality" - October 1st, 2009

PostBy: sterling40man On: Fri Oct 02, 2009 12:54 am

Excellent job Paul and Mike! Very informative to newer coal burners, like myself.
sterling40man
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Keystoker K6
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: KA-6