ARTI Laxmi
ARTI Laxmi
Manufacturer
Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

Fixed cement stove for wood or woody biomass fuel. Two pot stove with chimney. Manufactured by local rural artisans using molds.

IWA tiers of performance
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unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Information for consumers
Maximum pot capacity
not available
Approximate lifetime
not available
People fed per meal
5-7
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
not available
Countries deployed
India
Common foods cooked
not available
Manufacturer's warranty available?
No
General information
Manufactured in
India
Suggested retail price
not available
Dimensions (l/w/h)
not available
Weight
not available
Shipping dimensions
not available
Shipping weight
not available
Local assembly possible?
No
Includes instructions?
No
Other information
Photo credit: Energy for Sustainable Development - Performance Testing for Monitoring Improved Biomass Stove Interventions: Experiences of the Household Energy and Health Project http://www.berkeleyair.com/component/docman/doc_download/15-impact-of-improved-biomass-cookstoves-on-indoor-air-quality-near-pune-india?Itemid=331
Characteristics
Side-feed, Chimney, Built in place, Household, Multiple burners, Non-traditional
Fuels
Crop residues, Dung, Wood
Materials
Cement, Clay
Performance details
IWA efficiency  
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
IWA high power thermal efficiency 12.0 % 24.3 % 2
IWA low power specific consumption 0.125 MJ/min/L 0.192 MJ/min/L 2
Efficiency, energy consumption and fuel use
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start thermal efficiency 13.0 % 14.0 % 2
Hot start thermal efficiency 12.0 % 24.3 % 2
Fuel consumed 259.0 g/task 396.0 g/task 2
Output
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Mean time to boil 45.2 min 59.5 min 2