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водосъдържател за бойлер на твърдо гориво / solid fuel inline water heater systems Bulgaria  RSS feed

 
cen rees
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Greetings Erica and Ernie I think your gonna like this.

Here is my latest purchase in an effort to make water heating less of an effort in our current make shift accommodation. Its a white tank with mains water inlet and outlet and you stick it inline with the chimney system. 'Bulgarian standard' as we say here.

Specs.
40 liters.
Working pressure / работно налягане 0.05 M Pa.
Test pressure / пробно налягане 0.40 M Pa.
That's all the info I have.

The nice little man in the shop assures me its safe and has safety features fitted........I am of course in the process of finding out more but they seem to work and I haven't, as yet, heard any boom-squish stories.
I also enclose some pictures of the stand-alone systems available here too. Either solid fuel or electric and solid fuel. I will be fitting the rather cute solid fuel version in our next shower house. It both warms the room and heats the water - nice touch I think. They are not the ultimate in solutions but I thought you might like to see these systems which have been used here for many years now in various shapes and forms.
They look and work a bit rockety but also look so dangerous.

Enjoy and I will try and get more info soon from the manufacturer.
(more pics in following page)


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looks rockety
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look at those safety features
 
cen rees
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I have more pictures if you like
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single and duel fuel
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single fuel stove section
 
cen rees
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more of the tank
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'the tank' and 'the beast'
 
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interesting.
it looks like a chimney pipe, that has been insulated with water to capture the exhausting heat.
 
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That's about the long and short of it. Widely used here in Bulgaria, well made and I've seen them in use in the scandy countries too.
We have used just tree and vine trimmings to power the stand alone units all winter - we are now in the cross over time and switching to our solar system - hurrah!!!

All the best
Cen
 
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do you have any picture with one of these in operation by chance?

im interested in how long it takes to heat yours up, and how long the water will retain heat once hot.

this seems like it would be perfect for a [semi permanent] camping shower or some other off grid application where small wood is freely available.
 
Iorweth Caradog
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They look really simple and effective, ive got diagrams and ideas running through my mind at the moment but could you answear a few questions please?

The center of the white unit, that fits on top of a woodstove and the exhaust heat/flame/smoke goes up through it? Or does it slot over existing chimney pipework?

Is that some sort of ceramic filler I can see so if the center steel does eventually burn out theres a liner still present?

How long do they last in terms of years?

Many thanks, keep us updated.

 
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