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forced draft burner [1 record]

Record 1 2005-07-20

English

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

A gas burner in which combustion air is blown in by a motor driven fan.

CONT

[A] power burner [is a] burner in which the combustion air is supplied by a fan or blower at sufficient pressure to overcome the resistance of the burner and the appliance.

OBS

Power burner [means] a burner in which either gas or air or both are supplied at pressures exceeding, for gas, the line pressure and, for air, atmospheric pressure; this added pressure being applied at the burner. A [power] burner for which air for combustion is supplied by a fan ahead of the appliance is commonly designated as a forced draft burner.

OBS

Forced-draft burner ... commonly called a "power burner".

OBS

"Burners of the power type use a fan to supply and control combustion air". Depending on ASHRAE Handbook & Product Directory, a "power burner" could be of the natural draft (natural-draft power burner) or forced-draft type (forced-draft power burner).

OBS

For gas or oil burner.

Key term(s)
  • forced draught burner
  • forced-draught burner
  • forced draught power burner
  • forced-draught power burner

French

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

[...] brûleurs à air soufflé. Ces brûleurs comportent un ventilateur assurant un mélange intime du gaz et l'air.

CONT

On peut également classer les brûleurs [à combustibles liquides] suivant le mode d'apport de l'air de combustion. Ils sont dits: - à tirage naturel [...]. - à apport d'air si l'air est amené par des dispositifs mécaniques [...] soit refoulants, soit aspirants. - à tirage forcé si l'air de combustion aspiré par le brûleur met la chambre de combustion du générateur en surpression par rapport à l'atmosphère (foyer surpressé).

CONT

Les [...] brûleurs soufflés, dans lesquels le gaz et l'air sont comprimés par un ventilateur avant d'être éjectés à la buse.

Spanish

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