Thomas Tipton wrote:Sid,
If I can offer any more help, the fresh air from the burn chamber is supposed to enter the riser in a turbulent fashion so that it mixes with the unburnt fuel gasses and gets a chance to oxidize them.
Thomas Tipton wrote:
If you want a riser that can take any abuse you might want to throw at it (temperature-wise at least) try this one David Searle made of soft refractory brick.
Thomas Tipton wrote:You may well be right about cutting the insulating refractory bricks length wise.
Here's something regarding vortex induction you might be interested in.
Sidney Beauchamp wrote:Hi all,
I'm new to the RMH seen and I have a few questions. I've been reading for a few months now and there are a few things I haven't found (clear) answers to.
For example, what does limiting the space between the riser and the top of the barrel do ? How does it affect the performance of the system. ?
Having a short riser cause an incomplete burn and not enough draft, what issues arises when the riser is to long ?