New Reactor Alcohol Stove

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New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:59 pm

New Reactor Alcohol Stove with rarefying view chamber;). Boil Times and End Burn Times need to be completed.
Just added a splash to show burn characteristics of flame and rarefying veiw chamber :o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7378h-6quY

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby zelph » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:44 pm

It sure is rarefying. Where do you put the pot of water?
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:09 pm

Pot goes right on top. You didn't watch entire video? I know its like chinese water torture.

Rarefying, found that word ; to make less dense:) Reactor chamber with viewing port in which liquid is transformed into a gas.

Here's another example
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmVTpL1WZoI

And a few photo's

Enjoy
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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby zelph » Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:15 pm

Pot goes right on top. You didn't watch entire video? I know its like chinese water torture.


:lol: water torture with fire

Ya got me there.

Your lighting makes my eyes go bonkers. :o :shock: I never made it to the end ;)

Photos are really helpfull as a supplement to the videos. :D
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:12 pm

I'd even go as far as saying the viscosity of the flame along with the non laminar flow :flame being attached to side wall of burner continuously" aids in rapid fuel flow and consumption, transferring to extreme high temperature range for fast boil times. The flames on my fast boil time stoves look to be overly excited, not attached in a stalled state. I call it thick viscosity with an attached flow looks heavy and slow vs lite and fast . That's my theory anyways...

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby zelph » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:39 pm

I like the way you think :D Rocket/Stove Scientist ;)
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:03 pm

Testing Reactor stove variant 2 the one using the single soup can is complete. 10 test all boiled 2 cups of water using 30ml of fuel boiling under the 5:00 minute mark using the 4 1/2'' diameter Imusa 1.2 q aluminum pot. Also did 1 boil test 4 cups of water using 60ml of fuel 4cups to a roiling boil 9:45 end burn time 10:30. Its a fuel hog! I still need to try in a larger diameter shallower pot. I really think the screen in the first variant is working better as a heat exchanger boiling 2 cups water 1min. faster and with the addition of the windscreen tunes the stove down and becomes a little more efficient seeing 1:30 -2:30 end burn times from stove. I need to make a windscreen for variant 2 and test now.

I tried the super cat with stainless steel screen again but only got a 3:50 rolling boil !?

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby zelph » Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:04 pm

I tried the super cat with stainless steel screen again but only got a 3:50 rolling boil !?


What happened? Why?
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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:59 pm

I don't know. Atmospheric conditions... Gods BREATH..... human error...

I tried and tried to replicate but with no luck,varying height of pot, screen and fuel.

One thing though all heights with screen in place boiled the two cups of water faster than SuperCat alone. Except the extreme height when SC turned into what I call an induction burner. Main flame produced inside of can, slow to boil long to burn.

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Re: New Reactor Alcohol Stove

Postby Blue52 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:14 pm

Two New Micro Reactor stoves back to back against SuperCat .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdt_0qoy8JM

5min boil time.jpg
micro reactor & super cat with screen.jpg
reactor 3c4e5f.jpg
reactor lights.jpg


From this it led me to building an expansion chamber just above the rarefying chamber inline with burner, still testing. Hoping it will better my fuel economy and concentrate my flame pattern better. In absolute perfect condition the two micro Reactor stoves will boil 2 cups of water in 4:00-4:20 min using 20ml of fuel flame out right as the rolling roaring boil starts or about 10 sec. after. 30ml gets me a boil almost every time if not to windy. The cold is no problem the wind is the killer!!!

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