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FPS Oil Ignitor

FPS Oil Ignitor Diagram Babcock Wilcox

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)
View The FPS Oil Ignitor PDF

Plasma arc ignition

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

Amos Power Plant American Electric Power Upgrade Babcock Wilcox

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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