Burnt smell while running on the oil burner?

Re: Burnt smell while running on the oil burner?

PostBy: daluds On: Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:20 pm

What diameter inlet do you recommend into the boiler room?
daluds
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: EMF
Stove/Furnace Model: DF-520

Re: Burnt smell while running on the oil burner?

PostBy: stoker-man On: Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:54 pm

You can't use a power venter on the stoker. Somewhere in the threads is the inlet requirement. If I remember correctly, it's one square inch for every 4000 BTU, so around 55 sq. inches. Use a louvered shutter, similar to a dryer vent and it may only open a little bit.
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove