04003693 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 10 patents.

A flare stack gas burner for waste combustible gas from oil refineries, chemical plants, oil production rigs, LPG and other marketing terminals, pipe lines and the like is disclosed which includes a stack with a centrally disposed combustible gas delivery pipe having a divider at the top with arms for upward delivery of the combustible waste gas through a plurality of radial slots to a mixing space, air under pressure being supplied to the stack and between the arms to the mixing space, a rotary diffuser being provided above the mixing space for directing the combustible gas-air mixture for combustion thereabove in a cylindrical or flaring frusto-conical vortex for smokeless combustion. Suitable gas pilots and igniters are employed. An optional flaring frusto-conical shield may be provided for a portion of the burning vortex where required.

Title
Flare stack gas burner
Application Number
5/555974
Publication Number
4003693
Application Date
March 6, 1975
Publication Date
January 18, 1977
Inventor
John F Straitz III
Jenkintown
PA, US
Agent
Zachary T Wobensmith III
Zachary T Wobensmith 2nd
Assignee
Combustion Unlimited Incorporated
PA, US
IPC
F23D 13/20
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