Retrofit a Wood Stove Catalytic Converter

If you'd rather burn the smoke from your stove than clean it from your chimney, consider adding a wood stove catalytic converter. A number of companies offer units you can install yourself.



wood stove catalytic converter 01 - diagram
Diagram of the interior of a retrofit wood stove catalytic converter.
Illustration by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
wood stove catalytic converter 04 - cylinder
Retrofit wood stove catalytic converter: a cylindrical unit.
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wood stove catalytic converter 02 - rectangle with flared intakes
A rectangular unit with a flared intake.
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wood stove catalytic converter 05 - diagram
Diagram of the interior of a cylindrical unit shows airflow pattern.
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wood stove catalytic converter 03 - assortment
Assorted catalytic converter inserts.
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Retrofit wood stove catalytic converter: Interior view of a cylindrical unit.
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Retrofit wood stove catalytic converter: another cylindrical unit.
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wood stove catalytic converter 08 - rectanble
A rectangular unit.
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