How a Pellet Stove Works

Diagram of a top-fed pellet stove, including a direction of air movement.

In This Article: Pellet Feeding Mechanisms Combustion Chambers Pellet Stove Heat Exchangers Pellet Stove Venting An illustrated explanation of how pellet stoves are fed and work You pour the pellets into a holding bin or hopper, which is located either at the top or bottom of the unit. Hoppers typically hold from 35 to 130 […]