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XL500 Ethanol Burner

4 reviews

A popular design tool that creates
a beautifully 'stretched' flame

The baby of the XL Series, the XL500 may be compact in size, but this 5L ethanol burner effectively delivers a beautifully long, lasting flame. Like the other models within the XL Series, this fire can be easily integrated into a horizontal, tailor-made setting. Whether you just use the burner by itself or as part of a Flex firebox insert, you have an amazing design tool to achieve your vision.

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

Included Accessories

  • Jerry Can 5L
  • Bottle Adaptor
  • Lighting Rod
  • Fire Lighter

Key Features

Design Versatility

Easily integrated into bespoke settings – from specially-made cabinetry, media units, walls, floating timber to stone benches and pillars.

Myriad Materials

Diverse range of materials can be used in your bespoke fire – think concrete and hard timber benches, marble recesses, stacked stone walls, stainless steel – even metal barrels cut in half!

Flame Regulation

Purpose-designed baffle inserts allow you to regulate and further stabilise the flame.

No Harmful By-products

e-NRG bioethanol produces a beautiful orange flame from start to finish without producing by-products such as smoke, soot or ash.

Award-winning

Awarded the 2009 Hearth & Home Vesta Award (USA).

Standalone or Integrated

Easily installed as a standalone ethanol burner in tailored setting or in conjunction with a zero-clearance Flex Fireplace Insert.

Tested world wide

Our collection has been thoroughly tested against a number of global standards and are UL Listed in the USA, Certified for EU and UK in accordance with EN16647, and satisfy the ACCC Safety Mandate for Australia.

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 6.5kg [14.33lb]
  • Model Dimensions mm [in] L 500 [19.7] W 195 [7.7] D 112 [4.4]
  • 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
5 L
1.3 Gal
Heats on Average
40m2
431ft2
Minimal Room
80m3
2825ft3
Thermal Output
11430 BTU/h
3.4 kW 12 MJ/h
Burn Time
10 - 13 h
5 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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Is their heat output similar to a gas heater?

Burning bioethanol is similar to gas, but the room doesn't dry out like it does with gas - a more gentle, softer heat is created. Heat-wise, it depends on the models being compared. Some of our bioethanol burners output 15,000 BTU and can heat up to 60sqm of living space. Bioethanol is not, however, on an adjustable thermostat. Some may be turned up and down, but you can't control the room temperature in the same way as you do with gas on mains

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.

Are EcoSmart Fires easy to install?

EcoSmart Fires are designed to be easily installed and operated. Without the need for a flue or pipe connection, EcoSmart Fires are extremely flexible and can be incorporated at any stage of your interior decorating, renovating or building works. For detailed specifications please contact your local distributor.

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.

If I purchased from a retailer, can I contact MAD Design Group directly for warranty?

It is best to contact the retailer where you made your purchase. The retailer will help you resolve the issue or submit the warranty claim on your behalf.

Do bioethanol fireplaces produce heat?

Yes, although it does depend upon the size of the fireplace and also the size of the room itself. But a fire of an appropriate size can produce a good level of heat when considered properly in terms of its actual output and how it is positioned in the space. Bioethanol fires are a secondary source of heat that deliver a myriad of lifestyle benefits that can’t be achieved from primary heat sources such as radiators or reverse cycle air conditioning.

How do I fill my ethanol fireplace?

With EcoSmart Fire’s proprietary tools and procedures, filling your ethanol fireplace with e-NRG bioethanol fuel is fast and easy.

Step 1: Remove the bottle nozzle cap and carefully insert into the filling point

Step 2: Push and hold the green button. The nozzle will automatically stop filling once the reservoir is full.

Step 3: Replace the nozzle cap.

You can view a step-by-step filling video.

Can I extinguish my ethanol fireplace before the fuel has burnt?

Yes, you can turn your EcoSmart Fire ethanol burner off at any given time, even if there is ethanol still left in the burner. It is recommended however, that you leave it to burn until it completely runs out. The shut off mechanism is there for security and safety for those times when you need to leave the house, as it is not safe to leave a fire unattended. You need to wait until your appliance cools to room temperature (60 minutes) before re-igniting, this is because hot vapours are a hazard and may cause a strong, initial ignition if the ethanol has not cooled long enough. This is also to ensure that the flame has been totally extinguished and that the appliance is safe to refuel if the amount of fuel in the burner at that time is insufficient for your next ignition / use.

Reviews

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Perfect for restoration projects

Model: XL500

The fires have created a cosy ambiance for both daytime and evening events and the fact that this heating source is environmentally friendly is an added bonus.

These versatile products are perfect for restorations....more

Edgar K. 6/5/20

Perfect for restoration projects

Model: XL500

The fires have created a cosy ambiance for both daytime and evening events and the fact that this heating source is environmentally friendly is an added bonus.

These versatile products are perfect for restorations....more

Edgar K. 4/21/20

I’m looking at including them in my next project

Model: XL500

The EcoSmart fires are just so versatile in terms of how you can use them in a design, they look stylish, have a compact design, aren’t messy and don’t need to be vented. I’m looking at including them in my next project.more

Cristina H. 6/5/20

Warmth and ambient environment

Model: XL500

The EcoSmart burners provide the warmth and ambient environment that hospitality projects are always looking to have.

Victor V. 6/5/20

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