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FPS Oil Ignitor

FPS Oil Igniter

  • Capacity: 4 to 20 million Btu/hr
  • Oil viscosity: 32 to 45 SSU (#2 oil)
  • Oil pressure: 40 to 120 psi
  • Atomizing air: 75 psi minimum; 85 to 90 psi desired
  • Combustion air: 80 to 200 SCFM @ 2 to 6 in. above furnace

Flame detection – Sunspot

  • Input: 120 VAC, 1/8 amp
  • Output from two form C relay contacts:
    • 5 amp @ 30 or 120 VAC (resistive)
    • 3 amp @ 120 VAC (inductive)
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Plasma arc ignition

  • Input: 120 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 100 VA
  • Output energy: 8 joules @ 3 arcs/sec

Ignitor Upgrade Success Story

American Electric Power (AEP) Amos Power Plant, West Virginia, USA

When plant operators observed that the unit could not light off, they called upon Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) to help assess the condition of the ignition equipment and develop a plan to refurbish it to safe, reliable operation.

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