Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Camp Water Heater

This is a basic diagram of it, the fire is represented by the big arrow at the bottom with a copper tube attached to the underneath of the grill, this is connected to a header tank by a length of flexible pipe. The tank is arranged so that you have to pour water in the funnel so that you get water out of the tube near the top.

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At 12 May, 2005 08:04, Anonymous Tom said...

How well insulated is it all?

At 12 May, 2005 11:53, Blogger DaveP said...

It's not at the moment. If the water gets warm, than I may think about some form of insulation.

This is mark 1 and is built more for proof-of-concept rather than anything else! If it looks as though it's going to work well, a mark 2 will follow, mainly with an improved heat exchanger over the fire!


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