Test result
Water boiling test (WBT)
Stove and fuel
Stove description
8-wick non-pressurized kerosene stove.
Stove characteristics
Wick, Non-traditional
Fuel type
Kerosene
Fuel moisture content
not available
Fuel net calorific value
not available
Test information
Test details
WBT-3.0, 5 Liters Boiled
Testing organization
Reporting type
Not available
Country
United States
Year performed
2010
Test environment
Lab
Altitude
not available
Number of replicate tests
3
Test result IWA tiers of performance
Show subtiers
unrated
Emissions
unrated
Efficiency
unrated
Indoor emissions
unrated
Safety
Performance metrics
IWA emissions  
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
IWA high power CO 1.63 g/MJ-del
IWA high power PM 0.979 mg/MJ-del
IWA low power CO 0.016 g/min/L
IWA low power PM 0.031 mg/min/L
IWA efficiency  
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
IWA high power thermal efficiency 51.597443%
IWA low power specific consumption 0.02 MJ/min/L
IWA indoor emissions  
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
IWA CO 0.097 g/min
IWA PM 0.093 mg/min
Efficiency, energy consumption and fuel use
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
Specific energy consumption 9700.0 kJ/task
Fuel consumed 223.0 g/task
Hot start thermal efficiency 51.3%
Cold start thermal efficiency 51.9%
Output
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
Cold start firepower 1977.0 W
Hot start firepower 1859.0 W
Simmer firepower 1799.0 W
Mean time to boil 41.9 min
Emissions
Metric Value SD (σ) Cv
CO emissions factor (2) 46.24106675 g/kg fuel
CO emissions rate 0.097227149 g/min