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Title: Efficiency heater

Abstract

Three elements are secured together in new and unique fashion to form a heating unit, movable and installable as an integral unit and capable of obtaining maximum Btu's from the fuel used. These elements are an outer jacket, which defines the design and outline of the heater, an inner jacket, forming with the outer jacket a residual burning chamber, narrow in cross section and relatively high in vertical extent to provide maximum heat transfer surface, and an a- or tent-shaped fire box or combustion chamber, enclosed by and secured to the inner and outer jackets. The tent-shaped fire box extends from the extreme lower end of the heater to its upper limit. The edges of the walls of the fire box are secured to outer and inner jackets in sealed relationship, dividing the areas within the heater into heat producing and heat conducting areas and clean air passageways. The configuration of the inner jacket is an incomplete cylinder. It has separated edges, each slanted to conform and attach to one of the slanted walls of the fire box. The broken away area of the cylinder is triangular. One edge of the triangle is secured to an edge of the firemore » box wall. The other edge meets and attaches to the outer surface of the opposite wall and in the vicinity of a final vent. Thus access is provided to the residual burning chamber from the interior of the fire box, and egress therefrom is provided in the form of a final vent. The residual burning materials are thus conducted in a circular path around the clean air passageway, thus all possible energy units are extracted from whatever fuel is used.« less

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5742366
Patent Number(s):
US 4286570
Assignee:
IFI; EDB-82-047761
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 30 Mar 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; SPACE HEATERS; DESIGN; AIR HEATERS; COMBUSTION CHAMBERS; CYLINDERS; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; HEAT TRANSFER; JACKETS; MECHANICAL STRUCTURES; APPLIANCES; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY TRANSFER; HEATERS; 320100* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Buildings

Citation Formats

Kuosmanen, V M. Efficiency heater. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Kuosmanen, V M. Efficiency heater. United States.
Kuosmanen, V M. 1981. "Efficiency heater". United States.
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abstractNote = {Three elements are secured together in new and unique fashion to form a heating unit, movable and installable as an integral unit and capable of obtaining maximum Btu's from the fuel used. These elements are an outer jacket, which defines the design and outline of the heater, an inner jacket, forming with the outer jacket a residual burning chamber, narrow in cross section and relatively high in vertical extent to provide maximum heat transfer surface, and an a- or tent-shaped fire box or combustion chamber, enclosed by and secured to the inner and outer jackets. The tent-shaped fire box extends from the extreme lower end of the heater to its upper limit. The edges of the walls of the fire box are secured to outer and inner jackets in sealed relationship, dividing the areas within the heater into heat producing and heat conducting areas and clean air passageways. The configuration of the inner jacket is an incomplete cylinder. It has separated edges, each slanted to conform and attach to one of the slanted walls of the fire box. The broken away area of the cylinder is triangular. One edge of the triangle is secured to an edge of the fire box wall. The other edge meets and attaches to the outer surface of the opposite wall and in the vicinity of a final vent. Thus access is provided to the residual burning chamber from the interior of the fire box, and egress therefrom is provided in the form of a final vent. The residual burning materials are thus conducted in a circular path around the clean air passageway, thus all possible energy units are extracted from whatever fuel is used.},
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