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Warpfive Sidewinder Stove Fan (Stirling engine)

The Warpfive Sidewinder Stove Fan has a compact design and operates across a broad range of temperatures.  This engine works well on any medium to hot fire and starts operating at 110° C (230° F).  Named the Sidewinder for its dual pulley and…


Warpfive Glasshopper Stove Fan (Stirling engine)

The Warpfive Glasshopper Stove Fan has an ultra low start up temperature of only 70° C (158° F).  Therefore it is an ideal choice for using on stoves that run cooler fires that are fed irregularly or for stoves with soapstone tops.  Named…


Warpfive Steelhead Stove Fan (Stirling engine)

The Warpfive Steelhead Stove Fan is an excellent performer over a broad range of operating temperatures.  Named the Steelhead for its robust build, this stove fan will start working at 110° C (230° F) and circulate in excess of 320 CFM (cubic feet…


Compare and choose a stove fan

This article is written  to give information on how to compare and choose a stove fan.  In addition it will help you to establish which stove fan will best suit your requirements. Frequently a room becomes overly warm close to the wood burner,…


What is a Stirling engine fan?

  A Stirling engine fan is a miniature engine used on top of a wood burner or multi-fuel stove to spread the warm air (generated by the wood burner) around a room. A Stirling engine does not require any electricity to operate and…


What is a Stove Fan? Different versions of Stove Fans?

When choosing a stove fan, it is important to distinguish between two very different categories – thermoelectric  and Stirling engine stove fans. Here we explain the difference between these two categories. 1. Thermoelectric These fans use a thermoelectric module which creates electricity to…


Stirling Engine Thermodynamics

Our ongoing research and development into Stirling Engine performance has resulted in the addition of a number of performance upgrades which increase thermodynamics in the Winter 2017 range. The photograph in Fig 1 is taken with a thermal imaging camera and shows the…


Regenerator Boosts Stirling Engine Performance

The regenerator is a critical component which is located inside the displacer cylinder. The location of the displacer and regenerator is shown in figure 1.  This ‘critical component’ obtains heat from the hot air and releases heat to the cold air, thus recycling…


Stove Fan with metal cowling

Warpfive Stove Fan Research and Development At Warpfive Stove Fans we are in constant pursuit of  new and unique Stove Fan design .  This persistent search for peak performing models that are creative and unusual, result in a variety of distinctive Stirling engine…


Warpfive Stove Fan with Copper Fan Blade

Take a look at this awesome custom copper fan blade which we recently created at Warpfive Stove Fans We took our small Stove Fan – the Warpfive Sidewinder, and added a copper fan blade.  The Warpfive Sidewinder is small enough to fit into…