by Jas Gill

Issue: 12

Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2010-10-07


This is a technical report of tests on 3 portable alcohol stoves (using methylated spirits), one pressure and two non-pressure types. Although the stoves are marketed in the UK for camping use (similar to camping as or primus-kerosine stoves) and so are too expensive and unnecessarily sophisticated for Third World cooking, the non-pressure types (see Fig.) are basically simple, and could be made relatively cheaply in countries which already have light industries making articles such as aluminium pots and lanterns etc...

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