Auburn University Efficiency Tests

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Wayne Keith's picture

The test in this report was

The test in this report was conducted by Dr David Bransby, Professor of Energy Crops and Bioenergy in the Department of Agronomy and Soils at Auburn University.
He has ridden with me several thousand miles on wood. Read his bio here.

Larry Dobson's picture

Test Data

Way to go Keith! This test data is very impressive, professional and helpful. Thanks for hosting this space.

Wayne Keith's picture

Hello Dan,

Hello Dan,

Yes I noticed the lab brought some of the temps up to 2700 f .

That is Hot with a capital H!!

Steve Unruh's picture

Hello AdminChris

Hello AdminChris
Spam again here with this Peter Edwards off topic post link.
Please deleate this and reconsider the "members" signing up refusing to take the same resopnsibilty as the rest of us refusing to give physical locations.
Thank You
Steve Unruh in Yacolt, Washington State U.S.A.

Keith, very well done. I hope

Keith, very well done. I hope, that if I ever get the chance to visit the states, I will have the privilege, to visit you and see this for myself in person. please keep it up, so that others (like me) can learn from you. I plan on starting my own wood gasifier shortly.

Thats real good news

I liked that as our president bush shook the hand of the professor of energy crops & and bio energy in the department of agronomy and soils at AUBURN UNIVERSITY.

Bill Schiller's picture

Wayne,

Wayne,
It appears there wasn't a monorator with this set up. Has there been tests done with cooling pipes? If not, what do you think would be different?

Wayne Keith's picture

Good observation Mr. Bill !

Good observation Mr. Bill !

I had forgotten these test were done before I added the extra condensing features . With the tubes added I'm sure there would be an increase in efficiency and performance, but I don't know how much .