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Burners and Their Control, Part 1

Effective industrial burner control relies on selecting the proper combustion control method.

Gas burners are the heat source for most ovens, dryers and process heaters. Their reliable operation is essential to maintaining production rates and product quality, but relatively few people really understand how they work. This column begins a five-part series on the theory and operation of burners and their gas and air control systems.
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