A LITTLE TECHNICAL
During construction, the task was to create a space as close as possible to a simple Russian village bathhouse, and much was achieved. For example, for connoisseurs of antiquity, when washing, it is possible to use ordinary basins. in which water, cold and hot, must be collected separately, and hot immediately from the stove, after which you can pour yourself with a ladle while being right in the washing room or even in the steam room. But with all this, we used a few modern or just interesting technologies, which are discussed below....
About the oven ... more precisely ovens ...
In the Banya there are two Kuznetsov's two-bell-shaped brick ovens, which are heated with firewood.
The peculiarity of these furnaces is that their work is due to the developed Kuznetsov I.V. effective organization of the movement of free gases (FDH), and not due to draft in the pipe (draft is needed here to remove exhaust / cooled / gases). Due to this, the quality of fuel combustion increases and, as a result, the efficiency increases, the heat in the caps lasts longer.
The first stove is a heating and cooking stove with a bench. This stove primarily heats the space of the recreation area, in addition, it allows you to heat food on two burners, or organize a small fireplace on them (for special comfort). This stove has a stove bench, which is much lower in height than the stove bench of a traditional Russian stove, which became possible precisely due to the effect of the SDG. On this couch you can comfortably fit to your full height and warm up your body, as our ancestors once did "lying on the stove".
The second oven, sauna (in white). Its main feature is that the formation of steam occurs in a closed (not communicating with the furnace) chamber made of heat-resistant stainless metal, into which about 100 kg of special stones are immersed (in the environment of stove-makers such a system was called "RusSauna"). A funnel is arranged on top of this chamber, through which water for soaring enters the chamber, there it is converted into steam, repeatedly reflected from the surface of hot stones and through special pipes-holes it exits the chamber, into the steam room. Such steam is quite fine, unlike standard heaters, it is he who is most valuable in the Russian steam room, and it is precisely this steam that is called "light steam"! And it can also be added that we have stones of several breeds loaded into this chamber, each of which has different effects on the body when inhaling the vapor formed from their surfaces (rocks such as: jade, jadeite, quartz, serpentenite, raspberry quartzite and gabbro diabase).
About the steam room and washing room ...
The walls of our steam room are covered (plastered) with blue Cambrian clay. This clay contains a rich set of substances and microelements necessary for our body (nitrogen, aluminum, iron, calcium, silica, magnesium, manganese, copper, molybdenum, silver, phosphorus, zinc, etc.). It can have a restorative, anti-inflammatory effect on the skin and has cleaning and disinfecting abilities. In addition, its presence in the steam room in such a mass additionally creates a comfortable and soft balance of humidity and temperature modes.
In the steam room there is a 100 liter tank of hot water, which is heated by gravitational circulation through the furnace register. From this tank, hot water enters the washing room, where it can be drawn into a suitable basin for washing or steaming a broom, diluted with cold water from another tap if necessary. The same water can be collected directly in the steam room for steam supply.
All tap water in the bath is from a local well, getting inside it goes through double purification through carbon filters, and treatment in a UV sterilizer.