Ceramic Industry

Praxair, Inc.: Burner Technology

September 29, 2000
A two-page color data sheet explains the company’s WideFlame burner technology for the glass industry. According to the company, the burner has a slow momentum, luminous flame with a wide combustion area. This combination of momentum with a wide heat transfer region acts to reduce batch carryover and the occurrence of crown and refractory hot spots, the company reports. Other features detailed in the brochure include extended furnace life, efficiency, low maintenance and emissions, adaptability and preheat compatibility.