05984665 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 45 patents.

A gas fired burner is provided for use in applications such as chemical process furnaces for process heaters in refineries and chemical plants, and the like. The burner is provided with a plurality of fuel gas inlets for enabling manipulation of the flame shape and combustion characteristics of the burner, based upon variation in the distribution of fuel gas between the various fuel gas inlets.

A combination pilot and flame holder for a burner, such as may be used in process heaters and furnaces for refineries, chemical plants and the like, is also provided. The pilot is mounted atop a supply pipe for premixed fuel and air, which is positioned in the bore of a burner quarl. The pilot includes a radially outwardly extending flange which is upstream of a surface combustion flame holder for establishing a radially directed surface combustion flame.

The present invention also provides a low-emissions burner and pilot system for use in such process heaters and furnaces.

Title
Low emissions surface combustion pilot and flame holder
Application Number
9/20358
Publication Number
5984665
Application Date
February 9, 1998
Publication Date
November 16, 1999
Inventor
Richard R Martin
Tulsa
OK, US
Roberto O Pellizzari
Groton
MA, US
Charles E Benson
Windham
NH, US
Peter J Loftus
Cambridge
MA, US
Agent
Factor and Shaftal
Assignee
Gas Research Institute
IL, US
IPC
F23L 1/00
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