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AB8 Ethanol Burner

A high performing ethanol burner for individual fire designs.

Used in multiple personalised installations, the AB8’s compact design and absolute versatility enable it to be readily integrated into outdoor – and indoor – fire designs. Whether residential or commercial applications, the clean, modern shape ensures absolute design flexibility.

Generates a beautiful larger scale flame.

Product Configuration

Select Model Finish*

How to choose the right finish?
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire
Black
Black  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire

Select Top Tray*

AB8 Top Tray
AB8 Top Tray Black

Add Accessories

AB8 Burner Cover Glass Cover Plate - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire
AB8 Burner Cover
  • Included Accessories:
  • Fire Lighter
  • Lighting Rod
  • Jerry Can 5L
  • Bottle Adaptor
  • AB8 Top Tray
  • AB8 Efficiency Ring

Inspiration

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Alison Douglas Design & Tim Turner
EcoSmart AB8 AlisonDouglasDesign_TimTurner_1038.jpg Open Gallery
Alison Douglas Design & Tim Turner

Key Features

Minimal clearance

AB8’s minimal clearance requirement gives you the freedom to create the installation you’ve always envisioned.

Enduring flame

AB8’s 8L capacity provides a burn time of up to 11 hours.

Environmentally-friendly

Fuelled by eco-friendly, readily available renewable energy – e-NRG bioethanol.

No flue, no chimney, no connection

There’s no need for a chimney to vent harmful gases, as burning liquid e-NRG bioethanol does not produce any smoke. No utility connections required!

Quality and durability

Crafted from high quality, 304 grade stainless steel, designed to deliver robust performance time after time.

Consistent and reliable

The minimalist design and ability to withstand extreme heat ensure consistent and reliable operation at all temperatures and permitted fuel levels.

Tested world-wide

Our collection has been thoroughly tested against a number of global standards and is O-TL Listed in accordance with UL 1370 in the USA, certified in accordance with EN16647 in Europe and the UK, and satisfies the ACCC Safety Mandate for Australia.

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 8.2kg [18.08lb]
  • Model Dimensions mm [in] L 402mm [15.8in] W 402mm [15.8in] D 159mm [6.3in]
  • Application Indoor & Outdoor
  • Materials Stainless Steel Grade 304
  • Colours
Read the manual carefully before operating the burner. Physical model dimensions should be verified against cut out dimensions BEFORE installation begins to confirm tolerances align.

Fuel Efficiency

Volume Capacity
8 L
2.1 Gal
Heats on Average
60m2
646ft2
Minimal Room
116m3
4097ft3
Thermal Output
20433 BTU/h
6 kW 21.56 MJ/h
Burn Time
7 - 11h
8 Litres
* These values are indicative only and may vary depending on the model purchased, installation environment, and the composition of the e-NRG bioethanol sourced in each country.

FAQ's

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How long will my ethanol fireplace burn?

Burn times for our ethanol fireplaces vay based on flame size and fuel capacity of the burner. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces will burn between 8-13 hours when full.

What maintenance is required for ethanol fireplaces?

Clean your EcoSmart Fire unit after you have used 50 liters [13.20 Gal.] of fuel or as soon as you notice black deposits on or near the burner of the ethanol fireplace. Black marks can be removed from the stone, solid surfaces or stainless steel with a mild abrasive washing product such as JIF or similar. It is recommended to test a small area first to ensure the cleaning product chosen is appropriate and will not mark or damage the surface. Burners can be washed as required in hot soapy water (even in your dishwasher) from time to time and the internal mechanics won’t deteriorate like some other brands as all internal parts are stainless steel.

Where is the best place to install an ethanol fireplace?

Our ethanol fireplaces can be installed virtually anywhere - in walls, cabinets, high rise buildings, commercial / residential / hospitality spaces, indoors and outdoors. Because EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces are ventless, they require no gas line, no electricity, and no chimney for a hassle free and cost effective installation. Our ethanol fireplaces have been designed and tested with safety as our top priority. We have outlined requirements for each ethanol burner, ethanol fireplace insert, and ethanol freestanding fireplace in our collection. These guidelines include minimum room size requirements and clearance recommendations for flammable materials and movable objects. Please refer to our manual for more information.

What is a bioethanol fireplace?

A Bioethanol fireplace is an open fireplace that is fueled by bioethanol. A real flame is produced by the lighting of bioethanol, with a by-product being heat in the process. It is a fireplace that needs no flue for exhausting emissions, no utilities such as electricity or gas connection, and it uses a sustainable fuel source.

How long does it take to assemble?

There is virtually no assembly. Our Freestanding and Fireplace Grates ranges are designed to be placed into the desired location, secured into position, and operated immediately. Our Fireplace Inserts are designed to slot into place, secured and built around with your preferred finish – again a quick and easy installation – so your builder or interior designer will love you!

The longest part of the setup process is trying to figure out where you want to place it – be sure it complies with our clearance requirements particularly with regard to moving objects like curtains, tree branches and so forth.

How large of an area will my ethanol fireplace heat?

The heat output of our indoor and outdoor ethanol fireplaces vary based on the model selected. When used indoors, EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces comfortably heat between 215 sq feet and 700 sq feet.

How do I clean my EcoSmart Fire ethanol burner?

Cleaning of the ethanol burner should be done only after you have used 50 litres of fuel or as soon as you notice a black residue forming around or on the burner. Before starting, make sure the burner is off, empty of ethanol, and at room temperature. Spray a multi-purpose cleaner on the surface of the burner and wipe with cloth, making sure to wipe in the direction of the grain. If material has fallen into the ethanol fireplace burner use a vacuum cleaner to remove debris through the burner opening. If your burner smells unusually strong after extensive use, remove the empty and room temperature burner from its surround and wash in hot, soapy water. Rinse thoroughly under running water and wait until the burner is completely dry before placing it back into its surround and reusing. View this video of the simple cleaning process here: https://youtu.be/VqHg9mXOc0U

Note: Stainless steel will rust or corrode over time if contamination or debris is not cleaned or removed immediately. When not in use, we recommend that you protect your ethanol fireplace from water damage or corrosion with a protective cover and the regular use of the burner lid included with your model.

How safe are bioethanol fireplaces?

EcoSmart Fire’s operating tools, procedures, and proprietary technologies were developed with safety as our top priority. Made from 304-grade stainless steel, EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplace burners go through a deep-draw fabrication process that eliminates the potential for dangerous leaks. Additionally, our patented filling point is separated from the ignition zone and engineered so that the jerry can spout is fully supported prior to releasing the fuel supply. This eliminates the usual splash and spills that would otherwise occur when fuel is decanted into the burner while simultaneously reinforcing the maximum fill line within the burner. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces release heat, carbon dioxide (the same stuff we exhale) and steam. Allowing you to enjoy a clean-burning flame without the soot, smoke, ash or other harmful substances emitted by traditional wood burning fireplaces. When selecting an installation location for your ethanol fireplace it is important to consider the required minimum room sizes and clearances. Please reference our installation manual for more information.

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