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A small, portable blast burner which operates either by having air or oxygen and gaseous fuel delivered through tubes or by having a fuel tank which is pressured by a hand pump. Also known as blast lamp; blowpipe.



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BLAST BURNER

A burner in which a controlled burst of air or oxygen under pressure is supplied to the illuminating gas used. Also known as blast lamp.

EVAPORATIVE CONTROL SYSTEM

A motor vehicle system that prevents escape of gasoline vapors from the fuel tank or carburetor to the atmosphere while the engine is not operating.

FLAT-FLAMED BURNER

A burner which emits a mixture of fuel and air in a flat stream through a rectangular nozzle.

VERTICAL FIRING

An arrangement of a burner such that air and fuel are discharged into the furnace, in practically a vertical direction.

MIXER

The part of a pre-mix burner (also gas-air mixer) which uses the kinetic energy of the high velocity fuel gas stream to draw in part or all of the air required by the burner for combustion.

POSTPURGE

A period after the fuel valves close during which the burner motor or fan continues to run, to supply air to the combustion chamber.

OIL BURNER

A burner that atomizes fuel oil and blows it into the combustion chamber in the form of a fine mist or vapor. Steam or mechanical motion plus air may be used as the operating medium.

NOZZLE-MIX GAS BURNER

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BURNER

A device which combines fuel and air in proper proportions for combustion and which enables the fuel-air mixture to burn stably to give a specified flame size and shape.

AERATING

Aerating means the introduction of fresh air into a tank with the object of removing toxic, flammable and inert gases and increasing the oxygen content to 21 per cent by volume.

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