sticks, or grass and covered with a screen. The solids remaining in the strainer are
incinerated and the liquids are poured through a grease trap into a soakage pit or
trench. Field incinerators should be located at least 50 yards downwind from the camp
to prevent an odor nuisance.
Figure 2-1. Barrel incinerator.
(3) The inclined plane incinerator (see figure 2-2) can be used to dispose of
garbage. The construction and operation of an inclined plane incinerator is described
(a) The sheet metal plane is inserted through telescoped 55-gallon
drums, from which the ends have been removed.
(b) The metal plane should extend approximately 2 feet beyond the
upper end of the telescoped drums to serve as a loading or stroking platform.
(c) The telescoped drums are positioned in an inclined surface.
(d) A grate is placed at the lower end of the telescoped drums and a
wood or fuel fire is started under the grate.