The reason why I ask is severalfold. Obviously, I want to utilize this tech, but I have friends who want to install these in their trailers, RVs and other places where weight is a big issue. Also, the "sneaky heat" option doesn't work for everyone, and you want something attractive and permanent, but don't want to supplement other structures to make up for that weight.
All suggestions are welcome!
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Satamax Antone wrote:Well, if you don't need the slow and continuous release of heat, you could look into bells. Over here, in France, i have access to pozzolan chimney elements which are resistant up to 400C°. Let say you use twenty aranged in double bell, you have 840kg, plus top and bottom plate. http://www.beton-thebault.com/upload/Boisseaux.pdf The other advantage, is that you have a tall bell, and it saves space. Peterberg was even saying, skip the barrel, and use one of the bells as a barrel. That was for an horizontal batch rocket.
I'm not quite sure how that configuration would work based on the diagram in the link...do you mean use them as internal filler where the cob and mud would be, as the vent pipe, as the chimney? Are there any diagrams where these bells are shown installed in their regular capacity? Forgive me, but I don't have any understanding of pozzolan chimneys (sorry)
You could also check this for bell and less mass.