Baldwin VITA
Baldwin VITA
Manufacturer
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Baldwin VITA, a sheet metal stove with carefully calculated gaps surrounding a pot, designed and described for construction by Samuel Baldwin (Baldwin, 1987). A fire on a grate sits under a pot surrounded by a metal skirt designed for a specific pots

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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
not available
Pot type accommodated
(Flat bottom/Round bottom)
not available
Countries deployed
not available
Common foods cooked
not available
Manufacturer's warranty available?
No
General information
Manufactured in
not available
Suggested retail price
not available
Availability
On the market
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
not available
Characteristics
Non-traditional, Household, Portable, Side-feed, Rocket, Pot skirt
Fuels
Wood
Materials
not available
Performance details
IWA emissions  
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
IWA high power CO 9.431 g/MJ-del 9.431 g/MJ-del 1
IWA high power PM 908.267 mg/MJ-del 908.267 mg/MJ-del 1
IWA low power CO 0.112 g/min/L 0.112 g/min/L 1
IWA low power PM 2.05 mg/min/L 2.05 mg/min/L 1
IWA efficiency  
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
IWA high power thermal efficiency 29.689 % 29.689 % 1
IWA low power specific consumption 0.026 MJ/min/L 0.026 MJ/min/L 1
IWA indoor emissions  
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
IWA high power indoor CO 1.15 g/min 1.15 g/min 1
IWA high power indoor PM 85.567 mg/min 85.567 mg/min 1
Efficiency, energy consumption and fuel use
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start thermal efficiency 28.8 % 28.8 % 1
Hot start thermal efficiency 30.6 % 30.6 % 1
Specific energy consumption 11600.0 kJ/task 11600.0 kJ/task 1
Fuel consumed 668.0 g/task 668.0 g/task 1
Output
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
Cold start firepower 8129.0 W 8129.0 W 1
Hot start firepower 7944.0 W 7944.0 W 1
Simmer firepower 2385.0 W 2385.0 W 1
Mean time to boil 14.0 min 14.0 min 1
Emissions
Metric Min value Max value Number of tests
CO emissions factor (2) 93.468 g/kg fuel 93.468 g/kg fuel 1
CO emissions rate 1.15 g/min 1.15 g/min 1