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FUEL OIL BURNER [1 record]

Record 1 2016-05-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Burners and Steamfitting
  • Gas and Oil Heating
DEF

A liquid-fuel burner ... using a mixture of air and vaporized or atomized oil for combustion.

CONT

An oil burner is defined by the National Oil Fuel Institute as a mechanical device for preparing fuel oil to combine with air under controlled conditions for combustion. Two methods (atomization and vaporization) are used for the preparation of fuel oil for the combustion process. Air for combustion is supplied by natural or mechanical draft. Ignition is generally accomplished by an electric spark, gas pilot flame, or oil pilot flame. Burners of different types operate with luminous or nonluminous flame. Operation may be continuous, intermittent, modulating, or high-low flame.

OBS

oil burner: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Fumisterie et brûleurs
  • Chauffage au gaz et au mazout
CONT

Un brûleur à mazout a deux tâches essentielles à remplir : [transformer] le mazout [...] en vapeur ou en fines particules; assurer la distribution de tout ou partie de l'air nécessaire à la combustion. La transformation du mazout en fines particules peut s'opérer suivant plusieurs méthodes : brûleur à gazéification [...] brûleur à pulvérisation par air [...]

OBS

fioul : Cette graphie, puisée des Rectifications de l'orthographe recommandées par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, est attestée dans le Petit Robert (2004).

OBS

brûleur à fuel : Ce terme est à éviter, car le mot «fuel» est un anglicisme pour «mazout».

OBS

brûleur à mazout : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

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