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Double Drum Husk/Wood Stove

 

 

Developed by
Sorayan V P S  Dr.
sorayan@rdat.iitd.ernet.in
Department/Centre
Center for Rural Development and Technology

Description:
The double drum husk/wood stove has been developed to meet the fuel shortage situations by using waste materials as fuel which are thrown away and discarded by rural people such as wheat straw aggregates(of bigger knot sizes) , rice husk and cow dung cake dust etc., can be conveniently used as fuel and stove is adequate for complete cooking for a family of 5-7 persons.

Special Features:
A double drum stove is made of two cylindrical drums with outer drum having 30 cm diameter and 35 cm height and inner dia is 20cm and 25cm height. The gap between the two is filled with insulating material upto 25cm height. The exposed portion above the inner drum is generally covered with metallic sheet to avoid the loss of insulation while tilting the drum to retain the burnt fuel after the operation. Two holes of dia 5cm are made one each in the drums on the base at a height of 5cm from the bottom. Fuel, such as wood dust, rice husk and drained around apipe of 5cm dia kept at the centre which is removed. Wood saving can be filled in the inner drum and rammed around a pipe of 5 cm dia. Kept at the center which is removed after proper filling.

Prospective users
Poor farmer and land less labour

Keywords:
Double drum, stove, wood dust, rice husk

Type of Technology:
Product

Status of IPR Protection:
None


For further informatiom, Please contact directly the faculty member/inventor under intimation to Managing Director, FITT, sengupta@fitt.iitd.ernet.in.
 

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