Grate 18 Fireplace Grate
Fireplace Grate 18, a modern take on the traditional.
Versatile and durable, elegant and superbly styled, functional and fabulous – the EcoSmart Fire Grate 18 makes transforming a traditional wood fireplace into a contemporary, eco-friendly ethanol fireplace so simple.
Grate 18 has the smallest footprint in the series. At its centre is the powerful EcoSmart Fire round AB8 Burner delivering a mesmerising flame for up to 11 hours.
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Delivering the ambience of an open fire – but minus the mess, odour, sparks and soot due to the clean-burning, eco-friendly e-NRG bioethanol.
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Convert an existing fireplace in minutes
Transforming an existing wood burning fire into a clean burning ethanol fireplace is easy. Simply attach the grate to a level platform with our easy fitting system and fill it with liquid bioethanol. Then sit back and relax.
The Grate Series is available in three sizes – the smallest, Grate 18 (with AB8 Burner), the Grate 30 (with XL500 Burner) and largest Grate 36 (XL700 Burner).
No gas or electricity
All the fuel is housed within the self-contained burner so you don’t have to run pipes or cables though your walls.
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.
- Weight 36.16lb [16.40kg]
- Model Dimensions in [mm] L 18in [457mm] W 16in [406mm] H 7.9in [200mm]
- Application Indoor
- Materials Concrete Composite, Stainless Steel Grade 304
AccessoriesIncludes everything you need to easily operate and protect your investment for many years to come.
Heats on Average
What is the difference between gel and EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces?
There are key differences between gel fireplaces and ethanol fireplaces in terms of operation and performance. Gel fireplaces are operated by inserting and lighting tin cans filled with gel. The cans act as the burner mechanism. Gel fireplaces do not produce a long coherent flame as known from ethanol fireplaces and can be difficult to extinguish. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces use a clean burning liquid fuel made with fermented plants. The fuel is housed in a ethanol burner that allows for safe and easy operation. Ethanol fireplaces produce a beautiful, vibrant dancing flame. Gel fuel should never be used within an ethanol fireplace.
What are the benefits of using a bioethanol heater compared to heating your house with a reverse cycle air conditioner?
It’s important to understand the difference between “foundation” heating and occasional heating. Quite often these are two completely different yet complementary systems that work hand in hand. Reverse cycle air conditioning doesn't give you a beautiful flame and lifestyle benefits of an EcoSmart Fire. However, By combining reverse-cycle air conditioning and an EcoSmart Fire within your home you can have the ‘best of both worlds’ - effective heat and ambiance.
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.
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.
What is bioethanol fuel?
Bioethanol (also known as methylated spirits or simply ethanol) is a form of renewable energy. It’s a clear, colourless liquid that’s commonly made from fermenting the sugar and starch components of plant by-products like sugarcane and grain crops.
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
What are some key benefits – compared to other heating options?
When you choose ethanol as your fuel source over gas or wood, you are totally simplifying your installation requirements and costs. There's no flue or chimney required when burning ethanol, which means that you have the ultimate in design flexibility to achieve an open fire in so many more areas of your home - both indoors and out.
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