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9028245 Automated setup process for metered combustion control systems  
A method is provided for the automated setup of a metered combustion control system for controlling operation of a boiler combustion system. The automated setup process includes both commissioning...
9028247 Combustion chamber and method for damping pulsations  
A combustion chamber is provided and includes a combustion device and a supply circuit arranged to feed fuel at a plurality of locations of the combustion device. The supply circuit includes...
8967996 Combustion controller  
The combustion controller controls the fuel and air that are supplied to the combustion furnace for burning substances, and addresses the aforementioned object by including: fuel supply unit for...
8757872 Optical flame sensor  
Exemplary embodiments relates to an optical measurement that determines the temperature in a flame and determines the particle size of the fuel present in the flame. The optical measurement device...
8721325 Method for starting a combustion device under unknown basic conditions  
A method for starting a combustion device, in particular after a first ignition failure, in particular for starting a gas burner under unknown basic conditions, wherein a characteristic diagram of...
8662885 Method and apparatus for emissions detection in a combustion appliance  
A furnace system that generates heat by combustion is provided. The furnace system includes a sensor (100) that detects a gas concentration. The sensor is in communication with the flue gas (15)....
8500442 Combustion gas analysis  
A chemical analysis method for determining the concentration of carbon monoxide, gaseous water and gaseous hydrocarbon in a combustion gas. The method includes the following steps: (a) directing...
8453585 Oxy-combustion coal fired boiler and method of transitioning between air and oxygen firing  
A new and unique boiler and method of transition between air and Oxy-combustion in a coal fired combustion process wherein near pure oxygen may be introduced to the boiler furnace in several...
8403661 Dual fuel heater  
A heater having first and second oxygen depletion sensors and a main burner injector and configurable for the delivery of at least first and second types of fuels.
8317511 Control valves for heaters and fireplace devices  
A dual fuel heating apparatus can include a safety control system having a shutoff valve, a thermocouple solenoid assembly, a first nozzle, and a second nozzle. The first nozzle can be positioned...
8153952 Flame scanning device and method for its operation  
A flame scanning device is provided for monitoring a flame. The device includes a radiation collection and transmission element for collecting flame radiation and transmitting it to detection...
8113822 Combustion method and combustion apparatus  
First, to decrease an amount of emitted nitrogen oxides to zero as much as possible and also decrease an amount of emitted carbon monoxide to a permissible level. Second, to save energy on...
8109759 Assured compliance mode of operating a combustion system  
A combustion system is operated with reference to compliant values of a governmentally regulated exhaust emission parameter. If an alarm condition is detected during an ordinary mode of operation,...
8083518 Combustion method and combustion apparatus  
A combustion method applied to a water-tube boiler and a regenerator of an absorption-type refrigerator includes a concentration ratio adjusting step of adjusting a concentration ratio of nitrogen...
8070482 Combustion control system of detection and analysis of gas or fuel oil flames using optical devices  
A system of detection and analysis of gas or fuel oil flames using optical devices, consisting of a sensor that targets the flame's reaction zone through an optical access, a processing and...
8066508 Adaptive spark ignition and flame sensing signal generation system  
A signal generation system for flame ignition and sensing. The ignition signal generation is adaptive for improving flame ignition while eliminating excess energy usage. High voltage signals for...
8057219 Dual fuel vent free gas heater  
A dual fuel vent free gas heater having at least one gas burner with a plurality of gas outlet ports. The gas outlet ports are in flow communication with at least one pilot flame burner. At least...
7952064 Device and method for processing and/or analyzing image information representing radiation  
A method for processing and/or analyzing image information representing radiation in a spatially resolved manner using an optical system coupled to at least one detector includes the step of...
7878795 Burner ignition controller  
A fuel burner controller and associated method is configured to establish fuel combustion in a fuel burner and to recycle a fuel combustion initiation process when a loss of combustion is detected...
7854607 Ignition control with integral carbon monoxide sensor  
A control for controlling the operation of a fuel-fired heating appliance is provided that include a sensor capable of sensing the presence of carbon monoxide gas and providing an output...
7695273 Lockout algorithm for a furnace including a pollutant sensor  
A furnace system responsive to a thermostat includes a pollutant sensor for sensing a pollutant concentration in the furnace system. The pollutant sensor is configured to open when the pollutant...
7677236 Heater configured to operate with a first or second fuel  
Certain embodiments of a nozzle are configured to dispense a first gas, liquid, or combination thereof at a first pressure in a first mode of operation and dispense a second gas, liquid, or...
7654820 Control valves for heaters and fireplace devices  
In certain embodiments, a control valve assembly for gas heaters and gas fireplace devices includes a housing. The housing can define an inlet for accepting fuel from a fuel source, a first outlet...
7581946 Ignition control with integral carbon monoxide sensor  
A control for controlling the operation of a fuel-fired heating appliance is provided that include a sensor capable of sensing the presence of carbon monoxide gas and providing an output...
7520744 Monitoring device with scraper unit  
In a monitoring device (11) in the wall (3) of a furnace (1), particularly for capturing the image of an incineration process in the furnace (1), having an inner end (I), an outer end (E), at...
7371065 Apparatus and method for the controlled production of nano-soot particles  
In order to provide an apparatus for the controlled production of nano-soot particles, a pore burner and a mixing device for the production of a pre-mixture of fuel and oxidizing agent are...
7318381 Methods and systems for determining and controlling the percent stoichiometric oxidant in an incinerator  
Methods and systems for measuring and controlling the percent stoichiometric oxidant in the pyrolyzing section of incinerators are provided. The methods and systems rely on measurements of the...
7300278 Gas fired portable unvented infrared heater  
A portable heater adapted for use in a recreational enclosure or temporary work enclosure includes a housing having an air inlet on the lower front face. A gas supply is at least partially...
7280891 Signal processing technique for improved flame scanner discrimination  
A signal processing technique that allows the flame signal from a first source of flame and the flame signal from a second source of flame to be discriminated from each other when only both the...
7217121 Method and apparatus for improved process control in combustion applications  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for improved process control in combustion applications, and particularly those relating to the steelmaking industry. An apparatus is provided for...
7161678 Systems and methods for determining the existence of a visible plume from the chimney of a facility burning carbon-based fuels  
Excess oxygen in the combustion process of a facility that bums carbon-based fuels may cause a visible plume in the atmosphere at the stack of the facility. Traditional optical based opacity...
7112059 Apparatus and method for shutting down fuel fired appliance  
An apparatus is provided for controlling the operation of a gas fired appliance having a gas valve circuit for enabling the flow of gas to the burner. The apparatus comprises a sensor capable of...
7104460 Method and controller for determining carbon dioxide emissions from a recirculating air heater  
A method of determining the amount of air flowing through an outside air damper of a recirculating air heater includes the steps of sensing an amount of airflow flowing through the damper,...
7051683 Gas heating device control  
A method, and a system using the method, of controlling a heating device. The method includes combusting a mixture of fuel and air in a sealed combustion chamber thereby forming a reaction zone in...
7021925 Safety module for fuel-burning appliance, and appliance using such a module  
The invention provides a safety module for connection to a fuel-burning appliance. The safety module connects to the existing circuitry of the appliance and triggers an alarm response when certain...
6783354 Low NOX combustor for a gas turbine  
A combustion system for a gas turbine includes a steam reformer and a combustor connected in series. A portion of the incoming fuel is diverted to the steam reformer, the balance passing directly...
6780378 Method for measuring concentrations of gases and vapors using controlled flames  
A method and apparatus for measuring the concentration of at least one gaseous component and/or vaporous component of a gaseous mixture in which a controlled sensor flame is introduced into the...
6776125 Methods of operating a fuel-fired heating apparatus  
A gas-fired water heater has a combustion chamber with a bottom wall defined by a perforated flame arrestor plate forming a portion of a flow path through which combustion air may be supplied to a...
6766771 Fuel-fired water heater with dual function combustion cutoff switch in its draft structure  
A fuel-fired power vented heating appliance, representatively a water heater, has, in its draft structure, a single thermal or other type of cutoff switch which serves the dual function of...
6752621 Method for setting the performance of gas-operated cooking devices as well as a cooking device using this method  
A method for setting the performance of a gas operating cooking device by setting a complete combustion of the fuel gas/air mixture supplied to the gas burner of the cooking device. The method...
6745708 Method and apparatus for improving the efficiency of a combustion device  
A method and/or apparatus for efficiently operating a combustion device including at least one control zone, with each control zone including at least one burner assembly, is disclosed and...
6648627 Gas appliance with a burner in the lower part, equipped with safety means, and resulting water heater  
The invention relates to a gas appliance (1), with a gas burner (4) in the lower part of the said appliance and in the vicinity of an underlying surface (6), further comprising: an atmosphere...
6565352 Smoke density monitor  
A smoke density monitor for mounting on a ship smokestack. The smoke density monitor provides a transmitter head and a receiver head mounted to a smokestack. The transmitter head and receiver head...
6551094 Method and device for determining a soot charge in a combustion chamber  
A method for determining a soot charge in a combustion chamber includes measuring a spatial distribution of at least one parameter characteristic of a combustion by monitoring a flame in the...
6547554 Combustion system, a method of adapting the performance of the combustion system and a cooking device utilizing the combustion system  
A combustion system and a method for adapting the combustion system to utilize a first fuel when the system has been designed for a second fuel. The method and system provide inlets for adding air...
6468069 Automatically optimized combustion control  
Systems and methods are disclosed that optimize the combustion process in various reactors, furnaces, and internal combustion engines. Video cameras are used to evaluate the combustion flame...
6435113 Incineration apparatus and method which suppress generation of dioxins  
A method for decreasing the concentration of a chlorinated aromatic compound in the exhaust gas from a combustion furnace. The exhaust gas from the combustion furnace is passed through a bag...
6389330 Combustion diagnostics method and system  
Combustion variables are diagnosed using sensors to measure turbulence in the post-flame zone as well as in the flame envelope of a combustor. Output signals from the sensors are processed and a...
6356199 Diagnostic ionic flame monitor  
An ionic flame monitor. The flame monitor has a flame rod that produces an ionization current when the flame rod is immersed in a flame and excited by a voltage. The ionization current has a DC...
6277268 System and method for monitoring gaseous combustibles in fossil combustors  
A Nernstian-type gas sensor for monitoring changes in a concentration of oxygen present in an environment. One embodiment includes a mass of solid-electrolyte material, and first and second...

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