CiT Alcohol Stoves

These are the latest alcohol stoves designed by CiT, the Mutant X (MX) and Pressurized Jet Assisted (PJA) Alcohol Stoves. The MX is an improved open jet stove design to give better fuel efficiency and yet burns like pressurized jet alcohol stove. With the turbo base added, it cuts boiling time by half. These stoves have been tested and are made for  proper usage. If you have any quires, please send us email.

If you are interested to know different types of Alcohol Stoves, you can follow this LINK

PRECAUTIONS
  1. Use the stove in a ventilated area.
  2. Store the alcohol either in a plastic or aluminium bottle. Do not use glass bottle as it might break in your pack. Best is to use a medicine bottle, they mostly come with markings.
  3. Do not pour alcohol when the stove is still burning.
  4. Alcohol burns invisible, to check if it still burning, use you hand and place above the stove at a distance to feel the heat.
  5. Do not enlarge any holes of the stove, this action might cause the stove to explode
  6. Keep the bottled alcohol away from the lighted stove.
  7. Keep away from children and infant.
Before using the stove, you should have a bottle of alcohol with markings. 





CiT MUTANT X (MX) ALCOHOL STOVE
Specification
size: 70 x 70 x 65mm
weight: 15gram
Max capacity: 60ml of alcohol
Material: Aluminium

Burn time: ~22mins
Fuel: 40ml 95% Alcohol
Water: 400cc Titanium Pot
Boil time: ~6mins
Full Boil: ~8mins

CiT MUTANT X TURBO (MXT) ALCOHOL STOVE
Specification
size: 100 x 70 x 95mm
weight: 19gram
Max capacity: 60ml of alcohol
Material: Aluminium
Burn time: ~15mins
Fuel: 40ml 95% Alcohol
Water: 400cc Titanium Pot
Boil time: ~3mins
Full Boil: ~5mins


CiT MUTANT X SUPPORT (MXS) ALCOHOL STOVE (20 Apr 2011)

The MXS Alcohol stove is designed for narrow pots such as Heineken Pot. The stove support can be configured for both wide and narrow pot. The Support can be removed from the stove for storage.

Specification

size: 90 x 70 x 65mm
weight: 28gram
Max capacity: 60ml of alcohol
Material: Aluminium / Steel
Boil time: ~8.30mins (400ml water)
Burn time: 18.30mins (40ml Alcohol) 



CiT PRESSURIZED JET ASSISTED (PJA) ALCOHOL STOVE (DISCONTINUED)
Specification
size: 70 x 70 x 65mm
weight: 15gram
Max capacity: 40ml of alcohol
Material: Aluminium

DIY WINDSCREEN
Suggest that you make a windshield for the stove. It can be either made from Soda Can or Aluminium foil. Click here for more information.




STOVES CONSTRUCTION
All CiT stoves are custom hand made, additional tools were purchased to ensure a better quality build, such as thumb nail is replaced with hobby craft drill, 3M fine sanding pad and steel wool to give the stoves mirror finishing, custom made tools and templates to ensure all stoves are equally built. Each stove construction requires 1.5 to 2 manhours. 
Material and Tools Used
  • Soda cans
  • Hobby craft drill
  • Marker pens
  • Ruler
  • Pliers
  • Hole punch
  • Custom scriber / cutter
  • Heavy duty pen knife cutter
  • Sand paper 2 different grades
  • High temperature RTV silicon
  • Flat head screw driver
  • SOS pad
  • Steel Wool
  • Level gauge
  • Custom templates
  • Battery operated hand drill

CUTTING THE CANS
removing the inner rim of soda can

pierce 3 holes

using a flat head screw driver

rounding off the edges

sand off rough edges

scribing around the can and creating a small slit

separating the can

smooth out rough edges


MAKING THE JETS
hobby craft drill

custom template for marking jet holes

drilling


DIFFUSER AND TURBO BASE
custom template marking

using hole punch 

INNER CHAMBER

custom template for marking



PRE-ASSEMBLY
notches made with a pair of pliers



fitting test

SANDING




FINAL ASSEMBLY
high temp. RTV silicon used for all stoves 


leveling the stove 

final fitting

POLISHING AND TESTING


Final Product

a bag full of failures and success



Disclaimer: CiT will not be responsible to any user pertaining to the mishap of using the stoves.

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