Smokeless Ovoids

Smokeless fuel sample ovoidsSmokeless ovoids, sometimes referred to as smokeless ovals, are a smokeless anthracite based solid fuel for use on open fires and in multi-fuel stoves and selected other cookers. Please always check with your coal merchant when ordering to ensure you use the right solid fuel for your appliance.

There are a number of smokeless fuel products available on the market, many of which are listed below. Please check with your coal merchant to ensure you order a suitable smokeless fuel for your multi fuel stove or other appliance.

Homefire

Hexagonal shaped ovoid produced by Coal Products Ltd - lights easily and burns with an attractive glowing flame - suitable for open fires - 25% less CO2 emissions than house coal.

Homefire Ovals

A multi-purpose ovoid identified by 2 parallel lines across the middle of the ovoid - produced by Coal Products Ltd - suitable for open fires, multi-fuel stoves - high heat output with long refuelling intervals due to slow burning rate - 25% less CO2 emissions than house coal.

Ecoal

Multi-purpose hexagonal shaped ovoid made from solid fuel +30% renewable materials - produced by Coal Products Ltd - 25% less CO2 emissions than house coal.

Ancit

High quality anthracite based ovoid produced by Coal Products Ltd - slow burning with high heat output - suitable for closed appliances, room heaters, multi-fuel stoves, cookers and AGA cookers.

Phurnacite

High quality anthracite based ovoid produced by Coal Products Ltd - slow burning with high heat output - suitable for closed appliances, room heaters, multi-fuel stoves, cookers and AGA cookers. Recogniseable by the two parallel longitudinal lines on both sides of the ovoid.

Taybrite

Produced by Coal Products Ltd - sometimes sold as 'Surefire' - easy to light and slow burning - suitable for most closed appliances, but not AGA cookers.

Supertherm

A premium ovoid produced by Coal Products Ltd - suitable for open fires and multi-fuel stoves.

Multiheat

An economy priced mix of 2 different sized ovoids produced by Coal Products Ltd - suitable for open fires and multi-fuel stoves.

Briteheat

An economy priced ovoid produced by Coal Products Ltd - suitable for most closed appliances, but not AGA cookers.

Maxibrite

A small 34 gram anthracite based ovoid produced by Maxibrite Lts - high heat output and slow burning - recogniseable by the 'M' marking on each ovoid - suitable for closed appliances, multi-fuel stoves, cookers and AGA cookers.  Sulphur content: less than 2%  Calorific value: 33,000 kJ/kg

Supacite

High quality 40 gram anthracite based ovoid produced by Maxibrite Ltd - easy to light, clean burning and high heat output - suitable for closed appliances, multi-fuel stoves, cookers and AGA cookers.   Sulphur content:  less than 2%  Calorific value:  33,400 kJ/kg

Extracite

A high quality silver colour 30 gram anthracite based ovoid (petcoke-free) with an 'S' marking on one side and a 'J' marking on the other - produced by Maxibrite Ltd - suitable for closed appliances, multi-fuel stoves, cookers, but not AGA cookers.  Sulphur content:  less than 2%  Calorific value:  33,400 kJ/kg

Calero (formerly: Therma)

A small 26 gram anthracite based ovoid - produced by Maxibrite Ltd - suitable for closed appliances, multi-fuel stoves, cookers, but not AGA cookers.  Sulphur content:  less than 2%  Calorific value:  33,000kJ/kg

Coalite Newflame Plus

A large 110 gram pillow shaped ovoid - produced by Maxibrite Ltd - a muli-purpose fuel - easy to light, good heat output and long lasting - burns with an attractive flame - suitable for open fires, room heaters and multi-fuel stoves.  Sulphur content:  less than 2%  Calorific value:  32,500kJ/kg

Cosycoke Ovoids

A 50/50 mix of Coalite Newflame Plus and Supacite - produced by Maxibrite Ltd - easy to light, long lasting with high heat output - suitable for open fires, multi-fuel stoves and Rayburn-type cookers.  Sulphur content:  less than 2%  Calorific value:  32,950 kJ/kg

Sunbrite Coke

A hard coke produced by the Monkton Coke Co. - the larger Doubles size is suitable for closed appliances, including AGA cookers - this fuel is very dense and needs a good supply of firelighters to get it going and a good appliance air supply to keep it going - burns very slowly with a high heat output. The smaller Singles size has similar lighting and burning characteristics and is usually burnt on blacksmith's forges. 

Cosycoke

A 50/50 mix of Sunbrite Doubles and imported petroleum coke doubles - produced by the Monkton Coke Co. - easier to light than Sunbrite Doubles, but will burn more quickly due to the petroleum coke content - high heat output - suitable for closed appliances and cookers, but not AGA cookers.

Pureheat

A top quality 75 gram ovoid with a high petroleum coke content - produced by Aimcor Ltd - easy to light with a high heat output - suitable for room heaters, closed appliances and cookers, but not AGA cookers.

Excel

An economy 75 gram ovoid containing petroleum coke - produced by Aimcor Ltd - easy to light and suitable for open fires only.

Newheat

An economy 100 gram ovoid with a high petroleum coke content - produced by Aimcor Ltd - easy to light with a good heat output - suitable for room heaters, closed appliances and cookers, but not AGA cookers.

Coalite Newflame 80

A value for money 80 gram HETAS approved ovoid for use on open fires, and closed appliances.  Sulphur content:  Less than 2%  Calorific value:  32,000kJ/kg

Coalite Ovals

Large 120 gram ovoid, HETAS approved for use on open fires, roomheaters and multifuel stoves - capable of burning up to 15 hours on a multifuel stove on a slow burn setting.   Sulphur content:  Less than 2%  Calorific value:  33,000kJ/kg 

Newburn

A medium-sized cold-cure HETAS approved ovoid produced by M & G Coal Ltd - an economy smokeless product for open fires, multifuel stoves and closed appliances (but not AGA cookers).

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