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 ...

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 (171 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 ...

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 ...

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 (88 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 (69 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 ...

Mahendra L Joshi, Lee Broadway, Patrick J Mohr, Jack L Nitzman: Oxy-liquid fuel combustion process and apparatus. Combustion Tec, Speckman Pauley Fejer, October 22, 1996: US05567141 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for combustion of a liquid fuel and oxygen which produces a fishtail or fan-shaped flame configuration.

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