Outdoor Coal Storage in super sacks

Re: Outdoor Coal Storage in super sacks

PostBy: Lightning On: Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:52 pm

RAYJAY wrote:a ton of nut will take up more space than a ton of rice, more air space between pieces
Oh here we go.. The volume vs density dilema.. :lol:
Yeah I thought the same way hahaha..
The next time I get to the bottom of the bin I'll compare fines to nut size..
Lightning
 
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: Clayton 1537G
Coal Size/Type: Nut/Stove Size Mix

Re: Outdoor Coal Storage in super sacks

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:53 pm

The more pieces that it is broken into, the more room it takes up. One piece takes up the least amount of space.
Scottscoaled
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520x3, 700 Van Wert 800
Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: EFM 150, Keystoker 150
Coal Size/Type: Lots of buck

Re: Outdoor Coal Storage in super sacks

PostBy: RAYJAY On: Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:26 pm

Pacowy wrote:
RAYJAY wrote: a ton of nut will take up more space than a ton of rice, more air space between pieces


Sorry but I think the Mayor shot that concept down a while ago - Bulk coal delivery protocol?.

Mike


i do not know but that is how it work out for me using the bulk bags

Jeff
RAYJAY
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: VAN WERT - 600 VA HOT WATER
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN- MAGUM STOKER
Coal Size/Type: BUCKWHEAT ON BOTH
Other Heating: NG BOILER

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