Heizomat wood Chip boiler - Videos

PassionForFire&Water Posted By PassionForFire&Water, Apr 14, 2013 at 7:06 AM

  1. PassionForFire&Water

    PassionForFire&Water
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    Jan 14, 2011
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    Per another posting by Nofossil on burning wood chips, below a video (by Everlast Energy - UK) on the working concept of Heizomat wood chip boilers.

    Output range:
    Woodchip boilers (HSK-RA, fixed rotating grate): from 15 to 200 kW
    Biomass boilers (RHK-AK, moving grate): from 30 to 990 kW
    The RHK-AK does handle Miscantus grass as a fuel and probably "chit" as well

    Will look also for the movie on the rotary valve that cuts steel nails. 16D no problem

     
  2. PassionForFire&Water

    PassionForFire&Water
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    The rotary valve acts as a fire stop and cuts anything that is to long, including 16D nails and #4 rebar

     
  3. fuelfarmer

    fuelfarmer
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    The rotary valve also would act as an air lock so the combustion air could be controlled with more precision.
     
  4. Nofossil

    Nofossil
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    Very cool. I think Orlan also makes (made?) a commercial scale chip burner that's a true gasifier. I suspect it's hard to build all that chip handling hardware without getting into fairly stratospheric prices. I'm still think about residential scale approaches.
     

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