preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

Re: preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

PostBy: McGiever On: Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:47 am

Very interesting experiment, I would guess that mfg'r have likewise done these same types of tests.
What needs to happen to have this type design to be implemented into production line would be to have these additions stand up to the tests of time. It looks good...but will it last?
McGiever
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN MAGNUM
Hand Fed Coal Stove: RADIANT HOME AIR BLAST
Baseburners & Antiques: OUR GLENWOOD 111 BASEBURNER "1908"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE, NUT-STOVE / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek

Re: preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

PostBy: Lightning On: Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:12 pm

Nice work man! I'm sure you will get more heat with that. I get much better capture of heat during initial burn off with my secondary air distribution pipes. I bet they would do even better with bit coal and wood :D
Lightning
 
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Clayton 1537G
Coal Size/Type: Nut/Stove Size Mix

Re: preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

PostBy: Lightning On: Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:31 pm

Please post more pics and maybe some video if ya could. Would love to see at different parts of the burn cycle.
Lightning
 
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Clayton 1537G
Coal Size/Type: Nut/Stove Size Mix


Re: preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

PostBy: slinger100 On: Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:08 pm

Yes it would stand the test of time because this is nothing new. Quality stoves of the past had many more features than modern stoves and they "had" to work because they were the main source of heat for the homes. I believe that modern stove manufacturers take the it's good enough approach.
slinger100
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Combustioneer 77b
Hand Fed Coal Stove: D.S. 1600 circulator
Baseburners & Antiques: Red Cross Ensign 37, Florence Hot Blast 153, Favorite, others
Coal Size/Type: nut
Stove/Furnace Make: ds machine #4 1600 circulator
Stove/Furnace Model: ds machine#4 1600 circulator

Re: preheated over the fire air in a D.S.1600 for Bit coal

PostBy: McGiever On: Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:27 pm

So we're on the same page, I meant hold up physically and not be a negative factor after deterioration sets in due to the harsh environment inside a firebox. Everything works great while still new but after some time goes to crap. Must be made of durable goods to stand up to the test of time.

If a mfg'r could make his stove stand far above his compitetion's for reasonable added cost...mfg'r would jump.
Then the compitetion would follow, w/ copy cat versions.

And remember...the biggest part of the US modern day hand fed stove production is mfg'red by the Amish...they ain't Fancy. ;)
McGiever
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN MAGNUM
Hand Fed Coal Stove: RADIANT HOME AIR BLAST
Baseburners & Antiques: OUR GLENWOOD 111 BASEBURNER "1908"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE, NUT-STOVE / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek