William & Susan Schran User on tue 1 nov 05
On 10/30/05 9:04 PM, "Brad Carter" wrote:
> Whatever you do, don't buy a conversion kit from Summit kilns in Florida. I
> bought one of there kits and the burners burned inside the burner tubes.
> Never got it to work properly.
The design of these burners and the type used on Olympic Torchbearer updraft
gas kilns are similar, a simple pipe burner.
I described sometime back about my tales of woe & intrigue dealing with my
Olympic updraft and how I changed out the burners to get it to work
Wondering if any of you out there in fuel firing kiln land have gotten these
type burners to work ok?
Does a pipe burner, as apposed to a venturi burner, require more gas
velocity to work?
Does orientation (vertical VS horizontal) affect the performance?
-- William "Bill" Schran