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Offline AtLast

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HEATED FLOOR
« on: March 03, 2004, 04:32:14 PM »
I'm curious if anyone has any experience with heated floors in a dry kiln.  I'm looking into a Kotter Kiln and they offer a heated floor option as well as waste-wood boiler.  Is this something worthy of the investment?

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Re: HEATED FLOOR
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2004, 02:58:28 PM »
It tends to reduce condensation on the floor but you can do the same by adding insulation under the concrete. It should not be considered as a way of heating the kiln. There are several reasons for not using it and they more than offset the plus.

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Re: HEATED FLOOR
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2004, 05:01:37 PM »
Koetter has some peculiar ideas. I tried to get a thread started at WoodWeb but they are a sponser. Gene admitted in private email that their thinking was 'outside the box', so to say, but that's as far as it went. I tried to get a thread started at out forum but we don't get enough hits. Anybody here have any experience with Koetter?


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