Making Stove Fed with Dried Green Coco Chip

Features and Advantages

  • Has a very strong fire with minimal smoke.
  • A response to the fuel crisis of the urban families.
  • Inspired by the rocket stove developed by the Aprovecho Institute.
  • Can be built from used tin cans and with simple hand tools in about two hours.
  • Features a vertical feeder that will allow the chips to be tossed easy thus eliminating the attention required while cooking.
  • Helps reduce deforestation.

The Mechanisms of the Buko Chips Stove

  1. The cool air is pre-heated thus burns easy.
  2. The vertical feeder allows the stove to use fuels of different shapes. Damp fuel may also be used.
  3. The clay-biomass mix serves as insulators. Materials such as rice hull, coco chips, sawdust, cocopeat, chopped twigs may also be used.
  4. Smoke and other pyrolized gases are burned in the burning chamber thus increasing efficiency and reducing emissions.
  5. The heat contact to the cooking vessel

For inquiries,  contact :
Jed Guinto c/o Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM)
56 Mother Ignacia St. corner Scout Lazcano St. , Quezon City
Tel: (02) 372 4991, 0922 -8869831
Email: [email protected]

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