Harman Flat Top Stoker

A Coal stoker furnace or stove controls most operations including automatically feeding the coal. They are quite similar to any conventional oil and gas units and easily operated for extended periods of time. They commonly use rice coal but may use larger sizes like buckwheat. They can be used as primary heat, supplementary heat or have a dual set up with your existing oil/gas furnace.
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Stove/Furnace Make: HARMAN
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Post Thu. Dec. 13, 2012 9:22 am

Hi Guys my friend purchased a older flat top Harman stoker and he needs a distribution fan do any of you have a number that we can order one from granger....would be appreciated .....i think it needs 135cfm any of u Harman users ever use a bigger fan than original size? replies would be appreciated .......thanks

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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Harman ST8-VF8 / Frankenstove
Location: Central PA

Post Thu. Dec. 13, 2012 1:35 pm

If it's the stove with three windows then it's probably the VF8-ST8. I have one of these stoves and the dist fan is, I think, an original. The label reads as follows:

No. 7021-1835 Type U21 RPM 2860
V 115 Hz 60 A 1.1 HP 1/30
Model 50752-D500 CFM 135

I played around with a slightly larger fan and it didn't seem to make much of a difference, but it wasn't that much more powerful.

If that is in fact the right stove, I have a manual for it if he needs one.

Let me know if I can help in any way.
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Post Fri. Dec. 14, 2012 9:29 am

Thanks for the reply and manual I really appreciate it :D

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Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - (custom built by Jim Dorsey, Taunton MA - RIP 4/18/13)
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (SOLD!)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler
Location: West-Central Mass

Post Fri. Dec. 14, 2012 2:51 pm

Grainger is a MEGA rip off, imho ..... gotta be someplace cheaper out there. I can't believe what they charge for some of the stuff they sell .... :shock:
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Coal Size/Type: PEA / ANTHRACITE
Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek
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