Chapter 34. Tunnel Kiln Burner Ignition System with Safety Features

  1. William Smothers
  1. Gordon C. Fay

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch34

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Fay, G. C. (1985) Tunnel Kiln Burner Ignition System with Safety Features, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch34

Author Information

  1. Hendryx Engineers, Inc. 6621 Darlington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • brickmakers;
  • solid fuels;
  • clay products;
  • sawdust supply;
  • plant personnel

Summary

Described is a low cost burner ignition system designed to minimize lost time relighting a tunnel kiln after a power failure of 3 or 4 s has shut the kiln down. Operation and safety features of the system are described.