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Title: Vertical feed stick wood fuel burning furnace system

A new and improved stove or furnace for efficient combustion of wood fuel including a vertical feed combustion chamber for receiving and supporting wood fuel in a vertical attitude or stack, a major upper portion of the combustion chamber column comprising a water jacket for coupling to a source of water or heat transfer fluid and for convection circulation of the fluid for confining the locus of wood fuel combustion to the bottom of the vertical gravity feed combustion chamber. A flue gas propagation delay channel extending from the laterally directed draft outlet affords delayed travel time in a high temperature environment to assure substantially complete combustion of the gaseous products of wood burning with forced air as an actively induced draft draws the fuel gas and air mixture laterally through the combustion and high temperature zone. Active sources of forced air and induced draft are included, multiple use and circuit couplings for the recovered heat, and construction features in the refractory material substructure and metal component superstructure.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Orono, ME)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
865167
Report Number(s):
US 4473351
DOE Contract Number:
EC-77-S-02-4559
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
vertical; feed; stick; wood; fuel; burning; furnace; improved; stove; furnace; efficient; combustion; wood; fuel; including; vertical; feed; combustion; chamber; receiving; supporting; wood; fuel; vertical; attitude; stack; major; upper; portion; combustion; chamber; column; comprising; water; jacket; coupling; source; water; heat; transfer; fluid; convection; circulation; fluid; confining; locus; wood; fuel; combustion; bottom; vertical; gravity; feed; combustion; chamber; flue; gas; propagation; delay; channel; extending; laterally; directed; draft; outlet; affords; delayed; travel; time; temperature; environment; assure; substantially; complete; combustion; gaseous; products; wood; burning; forced; air; actively; induced; draft; draws; fuel; gas; air; mixture; laterally; combustion; temperature; zone; active; sources; forced; air; induced; draft; included; multiple; circuit; couplings; recovered; heat; construction; features; refractory; material; substructure; metal; component; superstructure; forced air; forced air; construction features; propagation delay; transfer fluid; metal component; water jacket; refractory material; fuel gas; combustion chamber; combustion chamber; combustion chamber; heat transfer; upper portion; flue gas; gaseous product; air mixture; gaseous products; wood fuel; wood fuel; wood fuel; wood fuel; fuel combustion; temperature zone; substantially complete; complete combustion; vertical attitude; burning furnace; column comprising; induced draft; induced draft; vertical feed; vertical feed; temperature environment; travel time; feed combustion; feed combustion; efficient combustion; channel extending; fuel burning; gravity feed; convection circulation; stick wood; supporting wood; feed stick; major upper /432/110/122/126/237/