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A steel and concrete stove for Nicaragua

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A steel and concrete stove for Nicaragua
Authors (non HEDON members)
Allen Dong, Larry Fisher, Mark Kamiya, Annie Souter
Abstract
The typical woodstove used for cooking in Nicaragua, illustrated below, is a cement trough that contains an open fire, with metal straps suspended over the trough to support cooking pots. Since there is no chimney, most of the smoke exhausts into the kitchen. This type of cookstove can be improved by building a cover over the top of the cement trough using clay tiles and cement, and leaving round openings as seats for the cooking pots. The pot seats are strengthened by metal rings made from car-wheel rims, which also provide structural support for the surrounding cement and tiles...
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33
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miriam@hedon.info

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Technologies
010 Stoves
Location: continent
America North
Location: north american countries
Nicaragua
Keywords
SteelStove    ConcreteStove    BoilingPoint33   

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