Author Topic: Can Superfan be modified to run off a stove top?  (Read 1942 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 253
    • View Profile
    • Email
Can Superfan be modified to run off a stove top?
« on: August 14, 2012, 04:52:15 AM »
I got this message from Jocelyn Briere on Aug 14, 2012.  

I am interested in your Stirling Cycle Fan.
But I would like to use it on a wood stove. Do you do a model for that?
Would it be possible to modify the Mini Stirling Cycle Fan so that it can run on top of a wood stove?
Thank you!


My reply:

It would have to be modified.  It's currently designed to get the heat from an alcohol burner flame at a concentrated point, but I don't see why an enterprising builder couldn't modify the heat collector to have a wide, flat base to collect the heat from a stovetop.  You may want to check the HMEM forum, as there are thousands of users over there, some of which may have done this already.

Good luck!
« Last Edit: September 28, 2013, 07:26:08 AM by ahowell »