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10. To prepare the heater for a long burn (such as overnight), put one shovel (12) of coal in the heater
and adjust the front and back base heater doors (4) so they are open slightly. Partially close the
damper (1). Never close the damper completely while the heater is in operation.
STARTING THE H-45 TYPE I (SOLID FUEL) HEATER
General Operating Characteristics Of The H-45 Type I (Solid Fuel) Heater
The heater is designed to operate at various firing rates, producing
between 20,000 to 45,000 BTU/hr. A smoking, pulsing, or sooty heater
indicates an overfire or underfire condition.
Adjust the front and back base heater doors (4) and flue damper until the pulsing stops.