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Tuning a Process Heater vs. Tuning a Boiler

Written by: A.J. Piskor

I was talking to a customer a few weeks ago, helping him with a Honeywell Flame Safeguard/scanner inquiry on a thermal oxidizer application.  We started talking about the burner and he mentioned that he was tuning the burner based on the oxygen coming out of the stack.

This is a common practice for technicians working on boilers, radiant tubes, and immersion tube applications where 100% of the exhaust is coming from the burner and is not diluted by any process air.  However, this is a bad practice to apply when working on an oxidizer, oven, dryer, or a multi-burner application.

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