ApplicationNo. 05/853529 filed on 11/21/1977
US Classes:126/83, Deflector plate126/60, Horizontal body126/75Revertible draft, base-heating
ExaminersPrimary: Gelak, Bernard A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesF24B 1/02 (20060101)
F24B 5/00 (20060101)
F24B 1/00 (20060101)
F24B 5/02 (20060101)
AbstractA fuel burning stove for holding and burning fuel to heat the surrounding atmosphere in a room where the stove is employed. The stove includes a fire box which supports the fuel and where the combustion is sustained. An air inlet is provided to the fire box allowing the inflow of air for combustion with the fuel. The air is preheated upon entry into the fire box for mixture with volatiles formed by the burning fuel directed toward the entering air by a baffle means to effect a secondary combustion. In addition, a movable damper cooperates with the baffle to direct volatiles toward the incoming heated air when the damper is in the closed position and to provide a more direct path to the chimney when in the open position.