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Scott Lee Wellington, Thomas Mikus, Harold J Vinegar, John Michael Karanikas: Flameless combustor. Shell Oil Company, February 1, 2000: US06019172 (272 worldwide citation)

A combustor method and apparatus is provided. The method utilizes flameless combustion with one or more of three improvements to enhance ignition of the flameless combustor. A catalytic surface can be provided within a combustion chamber to provide flameless combustion at least in the vicinity of th ...


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Keller Jakob Dr, Sattelmayer Thomas Dr, Styner Daniel: Process for combustion of liquid fuel in a burner.. Bbc Brown Boveri & Cie, June 28, 1989: EP0321809-A1 (172 worldwide citation)

In the premix combustion of liquid fuel in a burner without premixing section, there is formed in the interior (14) of the burner a conical liquid fuel column (5) which widens in the direction of flow and which is surrounded by a rotating combustion air flow (15) which flows tangentially into the bu ...


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Pfefferle William C: Catalytically-supported thermal combustion. Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation, December 30, 1975: US3928961 (120 worldwide citation)

A method for the catalytically-supported thermal combustion of carbonaceous fuel comprising the adiabatic combustion of at least a portion of the fuel admixed with air in the presence of a solid oxidation catalyst at an operating temperature substantially above the instantaneous auto-ignition temper ...


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Robert E Schwartz, Samuel O Napier, Andrew P Jones, Roger K Noble: Low NO.sub.x formation burner apparatus and methods. John Zink Company A Division of Koch Engineering Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, March 23, 1993: US05195884 (94 worldwide citation)

Improved low NO.sub.x formation gas burner apparatus and methods of burning uel are provided. The burner apparatus includes a refractory burner tile having a base portion and a wall portion, the wall portion extending into the furnace, surrounding a central area of the base portion and having exteri ...


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John E Anderson: Oxygen aspirator burner for firing a furnace. Union Carbide Corporation, Stanley Ktorides, Lawrence G Kastriner, September 17, 1985: US04541796 (78 worldwide citation)

Process and apparatus for firing a furnace using oxygen or oxygen-enriched air as the oxidant gas, comprising injection into the furnace of a plurality of oxidant jets, through nozzles, in a spaced relationship to a fuel jet, at a velocity sufficient to cause aspiration of furnace gases into the oxi ...


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Robert E Schwartz, Richard T Waibel, Paul M Rodden, Samuel O Napier: Methods and apparatus for burning fuel with low NO.sub.x formation. John Zink Company a Division of Koch Engineering Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, October 13, 1992: US05154596 (75 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and burner apparatus are provided for discharging mixtures f fuel and air into furnace spaces wherein said mixtures are burned and flue gases having low NO.sub.x content are formed therefrom. The methods basically comprise discharging a first fuel mixture containing a portion of the ...


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Adnan Eroglu, Hans Peter Knopfel, Peter Senior: Device and method for injecting fuels into compressed gaseous media. ABB Research, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, September 29, 1998: US05813847 (73 worldwide citation)

A device for injecting fuels (4) into compressed gaseous media essentially comprises a cylindrical hollow body (24) with at least one fuel feed passage (2) and means for the introduction of compressed atomization air (5). A swirl chamber (1) is arranged in the interior of the hollow body (24), this ...


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Jakob Keller, Thomas Sattelmayer, Daniel Styner: Process for premixing-type combustion of liquid fuel. BBC Brown Boveri, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, June 12, 1990: US04932861 (72 worldwide citation)

In premixing-type combustion of liquid fuel in a burner without a premixing section, a conical column (5) of liquid fuel is formed in the interior (14) of the burner, which column widens in the direction of flow and is surrounded by a rotating stream (15) of combustion air which flows tangentially i ...


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Robert E Schwartz, Richard T Waibel, Paul M Rodden, Samuel O Napier: Methods and apparatus for burning fuel with low NO.sub.x formation. John Zink Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, March 24, 1992: US05098282 (70 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and burner apparatus are provided for discharging mixtures of fuel and air into furnace spaces wherein said mixtures are burned and flue gases having low NO.sub.x content are formed therefrom. The methods basically comprise discharging a first fuel mixture containing a portion of th ...


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Koch Christian: Method and apparatus for flameless combustion of gaseous or vaporous fuel-air mixtures. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon Reilly Carr & Chapin, May 14, 1974: US3810732 (70 worldwide citation)

Flameless combustion of gaseous or vaporous fuel-air mixtures is accomplished without a catalyst in a perforated sintered block which forms one wall of a mixing chamber. The fuel air mixture is first passed through the perforated sintered block at a relatively low flow rate and burned at the entranc ...



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