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The Ark 40 is part of the next generation Ethanol Fire Pits. It has a curvaceous design and will fit any outdoor decor or setting. Generating a beautiful large scale flame, the wide lip also acts as a tabletop.
- Integrated with AB8 Burner
- Optional Tempered Glass Fire Screen
- 20cm wide lip, perfect to rest a drink or canapé
- 360º height adjustable articulating feet.
- Fabricated with Fluid™ Concrete Technology.
- Lightweight, weather-resistant updated design.
- Decorated with Black Glass Charcoal.
- Fueled by e-NRG Bioethanol, it is designed to produce a thick vibrant orange flame for up to 11 hours.
- Environmentally friendly, e-NRG Bioethanol is a readably available renewable energy.
- Clean Burning. No smoke, soot or ash - allows safe stress-free and indoor use.
- 90% generated heat efficiency - provides maximum value.
- No gas, electricity or flue - for very easy setup or installation.
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Capacity: 8 litres
Heats on Average: 60m2
Minimum Room: 116m3
Burn Time: 7 - 11 hours
Thermal Output: 21.56 MJ/h - 20433 BTU/h - 6 kW
Operating Cost: $1.50 - $3.50 / Hour
Materials: Stainless Steel Grade 304 & Concrete Composite
Colour: Natural, Bone or Graphite
Dimensions: L1000xW1000xH339mm - 100cm in diameter (edge to edge) & 40cm high.
Lip Width: 180mm - 18cm table space around the unit.
Operation & Maintenance Manual
Installation & Clearances Manual
What's In The Box?
Below is a list of everything included and a list of optional add-ons for the Ark.
Ark 40 table - the base vessel.
AB8 Burner - the stainless steel burner that houses the flame and fuel.
Efficiency Ring - a ring that can be placed in the burner to reduce the flame/heat output.
Burner tray - a tray that is placed between the concrete table and burner to support the decorative rock and the optional glass fire screen.
Black decorative rock - to be scattered around the burner tray for visual appeal.
Fire Lighter - a stainless steel fire lighter (butane not supplied)
Lighting Rod - an extendable arm to light and extinguish the flame
5L Jerry Can - provided to safely pour ethanol into the burner.
- Bottle Adaptor
Protective Cover - a semi-waterproof protective cover
Glass Fire Screen - an insertable glass screen that stabilises the flame from wind, creates a safe barrier around the flame and increases the fuel efficiency. (the Glass Fire Screen is installed in the photo, but not included)
Waterproof Cover - 100% waterproof cover with zips, suitable for all weather.
Upgrade to Black Ceramic Coated Burner - creates a sleek 'all black' look around your fire. Additionally, for those close to the beach, the ceramic coating will protect your burner from small amounts of rust that will require regular cleaning and oiling.
e-NRG Bio-Ethanol Fuel - formulated for use in Ecosmart bioethanol fireplaces. (purchased through us)
Can of Lighter Butane - to fill & refill the lighter provided with the fireplace. (purchased at a supermarket or hardware store)
What is a freestanding ethanol fireplace?
A self-contained and standalone vent-less fireplace that's fuelled with ethanol.
What are the benefits of outdoor vent-less fireplaces?
- Clean burning - no soot, no smell & no smoke.
- Suitable for indoors and outdoors
- Quick & simple installation
- No gas and no electricity point
- Environmentally friendly
Why use an ethanol fireplace?
An ethanol fireplace is a cost-effective, mess-free, versatile alternative to a wood or gas fireplace. Easy to set up, simple to use, relocatable anywhere and beautiful to sit by.
How does an ethanol fireplace work?
Ethanol fuel is simply poured and contained in the fireplace's stainless steel burner. The flame is ignited in a matter of seconds by dipping the lighting rod in the burners fuel, then lighting the end of the 'dipped' rod with the firelighter (like a candle), and then finally dipping the 'ignited' rod back into the stainless steel burner to ignite the contained fuel.
Do ethanol fireplaces give off heat?
Absolutely, these are real fires. The vent-less design means the heat produced stays in the room/area rather than escaping up a chimney or fuel like a traditional fireplace.
How large of an area will my ethanol fireplace heat?
The Ark 40 will heat an area of 60m² @ 21.56 MJ/h - 20433 BTU/h - 6 kW in an indoor condition.
The heat output increases indoor temperature by approximately 6°C.
How long will my ethanol fireplace burn?
7 - 13 hours with a full burner of fuel. The efficiency setting with increase/decrease burn time.
Are ethanol fireplaces good for the environment?
Yes, ethanol fireplaces only produce heat, steam and small amounts of CO2. Ethanol fireplaces do not produce pollutants or toxins.
How do you install a freestanding or portable ethanol fireplace?
Simply unbox the unit, insert the burner and put it in position. It's really that simple.
How long does it take to assemble an ethanol fireplace?
About 5 - 10 minutes.
Where is the best place to install an ethanol fireplace?
Anywhere that meets the minimum room size for the model. See specifications tab.
Where do I buy ethanol fuel for my ethanol fireplace?
We sell e-NRG Ethanol Fuel here and deliver it directly to your door.
Can other ethanol brands be used in place of e-NRG?
e-NRG is the only recommended fuel for use in EcoSmart Fires and use of other fuel brands will void the warranty
What maintenance is required for ethanol fireplaces?
The burner should be cleaned every 50L burn time.
How do I clean my Ethanol burner?
Black deposits can be cleaned with a mild washing product such as JIF, you can also place the burner in the dishwasher.