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Open for expelling the biochar after combustion


Closed bottom - Ready for charging with biomass fuel




MAGH UTHAM WOODGAS BURNER

This is the prototype of Magh series "Magh Utham Woodgas Burner". This is a natural draft burner (forced air is optional). Low cost, low weight, easy of operation, easy to collect the biochar by rotating the combustion frame and easy to reload it. As it is can be used for boilers / institutional stoves / domestic cooking / etc. The performance is good. There could be some more improvements in its design to increase its performance.

The term "Utham" refers to "Best" which is part of the name of Prof. K. Purushotham Reddy a very well known environmentalist in India.