This selection of products has been specifically chosen to provide an overview of the new technologies available in oil burners and components. It is by no means a complete list of state-of-the-art equipment currently on the market and is only a sampling of the many fine products available.
REZNOR Introduces New Waste Oil Heater
Thomas & Betts - HVAC Division (REZNOR) announces the addition of Models RA-250 and RAD-250 Waste Oil Heaters to their extensive line of products specifically designed for recycling used oils into free shop heat. The Model RA is a standard unit space heater while the Model RAD is a ductable furnace, designed for ducting heat to wherever it is needed. Both models are rated for 250,000 BTU input. The new chamber design is efficient and accessible, offering extended run time between clean-outs. Both models are user-friendly and easy, quick and inexpensive to maintain. A full, swing-out door, large service panels and convenient maintenance/service shelf provide easy access to the combustion chamber and heat exchanger. The RA-250 & RAD-250 models can be ceiling suspended or supported above the Reznor Workbench Fuel Tank, forming a practical and convenient Waste Oil Recycling Center. The models also feature state-of-the-art, efficient air atomizing burner; a quiet, on-board air compressor; positive displacement fuel metering pump; and automatic thermostat-controlled operation, providing consistent, dependable delivery of fuel and excellent combustion. Other features include a patented oil-preheating system, a backflow ash/draft sensor and operation hour meter.
Beckett’s NX Burner
The Beckett NX Burner includes new advanced burner components that make this the most reliable Beckett ever. And if a problem should occur, Beckett’s new GeniSys control helps a technician locate the problem quickly to get the burner back on line. Standard sound absorbing cover and quiet flame technology make the NX the choice for quiet installations.
IAF’s Nozzle GuardTM NG 3500-G
Industrial & Aviation Filters' Nozzle GuardTM NG 3500-G is a high efficiency spin-on filter offering features unavailable on competitive models. Nozzle Guard's exclusive flat-bottom design 1) reduces oil spills, 2) eliminates rusting, 3) lasts longer, and 4) gaskets don't stick. See www.nozzleguard.com for complete details.
Carlin commercial EZ-Temp boiler control packages
The 99000A EZ-Temp is a pre-assembled and pre-wired operating limit and manual reset high limit temperature control package for commercial boilers and other similar applications. The 99000B EZ-Temp is a pre-assembled and pre-wired operating limit, manual reset high limit temperature and a two position step modulating controls for commercial boilers and other similar applications.
Beckett’s GeniSys Display
The GeniSys Display is an optional attachment for the GeniSys Primary Control that enables the technician to access the advanced features of the GeniSys Burner Control. The display communicates the current status and last fifteen cycles of history for easy diagnostics and can also be customized to display a ‘call for service’ message. Through the programming features of the display, the contractor can change/set the Valve-on Delay and the Motor-off Delay timings, and with the addition of an optional alarm module, the GeniSys can be used as a universal control.
Testo’s advanced sensor technology in combustion analysis
The residential/light commercial 330-1 LL combustion analyzer for advance heating technicians features a unique sensor technology with a four year sensor warranty. Additional features include large memory capacity, USB connectivity, 18 fuels pre-programmed and expanded capabilities for an optional NOx sensor and optional probes: ambient CO2, ambient CO and gas leak testing. It is designed for daily combustion testing on gas and oil systems, carbon monoxide testing, CO2, O2 and efficiency checks, draft, differential temperature and pressure analysis. Contractor kits come complete with a convenient, wireless infrared printer, an integrated magnetic boot, a rugged molded carry case and a product Quick Start Guide.
The Wohler A-500 combines the very latest in analyzer technology, field exchangeable sensors, the industry’s only touch screen user friendly operation and advanced data storage and management capabilities. An X-large display screen with all combustion readings on one screen, Wohler’s signature Rapid Read-out Technology (R.R.T.) and NOx and SOx capabilities combine to make this feature the best buy for the money. The A-500 is the ideal tool for the technician who needs to determine combustion efficiency with the option of also testing emission compliance.
Carlin EZ-Temp™ 90000CE
The 90000CE is a combination operating limit and manual reset high limit all on one easy to install EZ-Temp microprocessor temperature control for commercial boiler and other similar applications. This control has two break-on-rise contacts in series, one for operating limit and one for high limit as well as a dual sensor, one for operating limit and one for high limit. UL Listed.
Testo 327 combustion analyzer
The all new residential/light commercial 327 combustion analyzer features advanced sensor technology with unprecedented three year sensor warranty. According to Product Manager Bill Spohn, “Testo’s unique long life sensors are the best in the industry and provide more up time, lower cost of ownership and easy field maintenance.” The new 327 model features intuitive menu operation with easy to use single line probe for measuring O2, CO, temp., draft, pressure CO2, efficiency, and excess air. Data displays on a bright four line LCD display and prints to an IR printer.
Weishaupt offers dual-fuel burners
Weishaupt Corp.’s dual-fuel burners come in sizes 30 to 70. These burners are specially designed and developed for industrial applications. The mono-block burners are characterized by ease of installation and problem-free servicing. The Weishaupt multiflam mono-block burners enable a reduction in emissions that previously would not have been considered possible for capacity up to 30,000 Btu/hr. The burners can be used with heat exchangers such as a heating boiler, steam boiler, air heater and for certain process applications.
Heat Wise’s DE Series burners
Heat Wise, Inc. offers the DE Series of direct-spark, flame-retention head oil burners for commercial applications. Available in DE-10 and DE-10LN models, the burners feature a combustion head and fan housing that creates an efficient, compact flame that allows DE oil burners to fire in a variety of applications and makes it more resistant to changes in draft. Other features include an adjustable head and air shutter, clean combustion, low emissions and complete factory-tested, pre-wired assembly.
GrayWolf offers IAQ monitoring kit
GrayWolf Sensing Solutions offers its monitoring kit for measuring key indoor air quality parameters. Bluetooth wireless communicates information from probe to Windows Mobile Pocket PC or to Windows Notebook computers, eliminating the need for cables. The DirectSense-IAQW measures carbon dioxide for determining the amount of dilution air supplied to each space. Carbon monoxide, temperature and relative humidity are also measured. The probes have a range of up to 30 feet from the mobile PC.
Intellidyne’s line of IntelliCon controls
Intellidyne offers a line of IntelliCon fuel economizers for commercial and residential forced-air heating systems. They are guaranteed to cut fuel consumption at least 10 percent and, in some cases, as much as 30 percent, without sacrificing comfort. Two models are currently offered: IntelliCon-CFA for commercial forced-air heating systems and IntelliCon-FA for residential systems. Both models are easily installed by a qualified installer in 60 to 90 minutes without violating manufacturer warranties. No programming or follow-up visits are required. In addition to cutting fuel consumption, the IntelliCon controls reduce maintenance, extend furnace life and are backed by a 15-year replacement warranty. The introduction of the IntelliCon-CFA and IntelliCon-FA rounds out the Intellidyne line of controls for hydronic, steam and forced-air heating systems, refrigeration systems and package/rooftop air-conditioning units.
Clean-Fit offers line of boiler, flue brushes
Clean-Fit Products is the one-source supply of the most comprehensive line of boiler and flue brushes in the industry. Thousands of standard and specialty brushes are offered in a variety of configurations. These include single-spiral and double-spiral with straight or tapered brush parts. Bristle materials are available in high-carbon steel, stainless steel, brass, nylon and a variety of natural fibers, covering every possible HVAC/R application.
E Instruments’ latest emission monitor
E Instruments offers the professional BTU 3000+ Portable Gas Analyzer. This unit is ideal for the servicing and maintenance purposes of HVAC professionals for boilers, heaters, and other domestic and industrial applications. The BTU 3000+ has up to four gas sensors; ambient CO monitoring; built-in printer; 10 programmable fuels; flammable gas-leak detector; draft and differential pressure meter; LCD four-line display; direct-function key; and an RS232 interface with 2000 Windows software.
Fireye’s second generation of analyzers
Fireye Inc. offers the Firetron Pro and Firetron Plus Series Combustion Analyzers. The handheld Firetron Pro analyzers are for commercial and industrial flue-gas measurement and analysis. They operate on all boiler types and can display eight parameters simultaneously showing measurements and calculations of boiler efficiency and pollution. The FT900 series memory can store up to 150 readings and can transfer data to its printer or PC. The printout displays the time and date of each measurement, as well as personalized information such as company name and telephone number. The Firetron Plus combustion gas analyzer is available in a range from three to seven gasses with sensors that can be retrofitted for future requirements or changes in legislation. The 15-foot sample hose keeps response time to a minimum, while the handheld remote can be connected via either the 18- or 30-foot cable included. All models include a draft sensor, ink-type printer, spare filters and spare printer paper.
Allanson provides range of electronic ignitors
In 1996, Allanson delivered its first electronic ignitor. Today, Allanson provides the widest range of electronic ignitors, covering all current North American design burners. The patented OMNI 2275 design allows a single ignitor to replace every electronic base-plate-type ignitor available in the market today. From the thermolok 6 to the first small-can design, Allanson has brought innovation to the North American oilheat industry.
Energy Kinetics offers burner accessories
Energy Kinetics has been an innovator in boiler and burner technology since its founding in 1979. Among the oil-burner accessories available are the air-box cover for outside air and noise reduction of Beckett and Carlin burners, 10-micron non-bypassing spin-on Smart fuel filter with vacuum gauge and pipe set, and Amulet burner ceramic head protectors for Beckett burners.
Heat Wise Pioneer line easy to install, service
Heat Wise, a Long Island, N.Y., manufacturer of oil and gas burners, makes the highly efficient Pioneer oil burner. Featuring off-the-shelf components, the Pioneer is easy to install and service and the unique housing design allows the Pioneer to handle even the toughest applications.
Field Controls offers the ComboVent
Field Controls reengineered one of its showcase products, the SWG Power Venter, to create a new category of product. The ComboVent is a power-vented, sealed combustion air system that vents the flue gases while bringing in fresh air for combustion. The ComboVent features many refinements designed to save time during installation, setup and service. The all stainless, telescoping body allows for installation through walls up to 14 inches thick, eliminating the need for a special extension kit. The combustion air connection is also included in the package and rotates 360 degrees for increased versatility during installation.