Clearance on All Sides of EFM Stoker

Stoker Coal Boilers automatically feed the coal and have controls and pumps just like any conventions boiler. They are intended to be used as a primary heat and often have domestic hot water coils as an added bonus. They can be set up independently or in dual sytem with your existing oil/gas boiler. They can accommodate both hot water base board or steam plumbing.
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Post Sat. Nov. 02, 2013 12:42 pm

I would like to know all the clearance needed from cellar celling, stone cellar walls, oil boiler which is now heating the house. how long is the max distance you run the auger? any help would be great.

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Coal Size/Type: Egg,stove,nut,pea,buck,and rice -Gale Mining Co Anthracite
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Post Sat. Nov. 02, 2013 5:28 pm

go to the board index page and scroll to the manufacturers corner,and you will see efm section.everything you need to know is there.

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Post Sat. Nov. 02, 2013 10:22 pm

If possible you should really try to have at least three feet behind the boiler. It makes it much easier to service the unit, and is required to easily pull the tankless coil out of the boiler. 36" clearance to combustibles is pretty standard, and

Please print out a copy of the EFM manual for reference:

The minimum clearances are on page 3.

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