[Gasification] Chip Guillotine

Jeff Davis jeffdavis0124 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 00:28:53 CST 2014


This is good news and your prototype is world class! I just ordered my 
disc today

So you're way a head of me and this -14 deg F weather isn't helping any...

Thanks for your generosity,


On 01/06/2014 11:32 PM, Doug wrote:
> Hi Paul, Jeff and Colleagues,
> Ideas are two a penny, and when I suggested a concept for a simple chipping
> device that would be useful for cooking stove fuel, never thought I would
> see the day of it coming into existence! I used the materials to hand in my
> shed, so in part this set just how far I could develop the concept, but you
> can see for yourselves that it is more or less identical to the original
> drawing shown on the Fluidyne Archivewww.fluidynenz.250x.com   
> I reduced the blade diameter to 200mm (8")  and this opens the cutting
> surfaces to allow a stick size of about 1.25" diameter to be cut on the
> diagonal, the easiest way to slice through wood fibres. I used green
> coppiced poplar sticks 1.25" at their butt end, and was surprised at how
> little effort it took to chop the whole stick. My next trials will use
> native hardwood branches and some bamboo growing down the back paddock.
> This is work in progress, and I will show it all on the Fluidyne Archive
> once finished, but as I promised a prototype this week to see, here it
> is(:-)
> Doug Williams,
> Fluidyne.

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