Oil Combustion Articles

  • Akzo Nobel Contract Report Case Study

    Akzo Nobel, a global paints and coatings manufacturer with operations in over 80 countries, were seeking sustainable methods of reducing their Slough production plant’s annual emissions, as well as its fuel and running ...


    By Limpsfield

  • How to Calculate the ROI of Heating with Waste Oil

    When considering alternative solutions to decrease your facility’s operation costs, it’s wise to research which potential solutions can save you the most money. At EnergyLogic, we believe knowledge is power, and want to encourage potential customers to engage with our Waste Oil Return on Investment (ROI) calculator when considering the financial investment of purchasing a waste oil ...


    By EnergyLogic, LLC

  • Hurricane HR Cyclones to capture fine fly ash particulate enabling the use of wood waste fired thermal oil heater for Sonae Indústria - Case Study

    The company was forced to use a natural gas fired hot gas generator for drying fibre despite having the necessary amount of thermal energy available in the exhaust stream of a wood waste fired thermal oil heater. The problem of using the biomass thermal oil heater laid on the emission of fine burnt and unburnt particulate which were carried over with the dried fibre and finally deposited on the ...

  • Up in Smoke – How the climate and our health suffer from flaring

    It’s like burning banknotes. Latest statistics from the World Bank (WB) indicate that the amount of gas flared each year is enough energy to supply electricity to several small countries or many millions of households. The flaring of 140 billion cubic metres (bcm) a year releases large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere – and that is not only bad news for the climate, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Client - Oil Refinery, Eastern Europe

    Project - Heavy Oil Pre-Heater As part of an overall facility upgrade this major oil refinery decided to seek ways of reducing its heavy oil pre-heating costs. A proposal was submitted that would enable waste heat from the refinery to be used as the source to safely pre-heat the stored heavy oil. The solution proposed the use of a gas to water recovery unit coupled to two heat pipe ...


    By Econotherm UK Limited

  • Pumps for synthetic heat-transfer liquids

    As soon as the temperature in a heat-transfer system becomes too high for water, a plant operator must choose between petroleum-based or synthetic oils as the heat-transfer liquid. When modern petroleum oils are used, systems with feed temperatures up to about 300 °C can stay in service for their entire service life with one filling and with virtually no maintenance. Once feed temperatures ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • WIRAJASA Waste Oil Burner

    Brief description on our patented Waste Oil Burner that was introduced in 2008. This innovative device works on two key principles namely pre-heating of waste oil and application of super-heated water or sub-critical steam to enhance the oxidation of heavy oil. Heating capacity of this burner is adjustable starting from 700,000 BTU/hour to 1,400,000 BTU/hour is suitable for various thermal ...


    By CV Wirajasa Teknik Industri

  • 7 Questions You Should Ask a Waste Oil Furnace Salesperson Before You Buy

    As with any other business purchase, you should do your homework before making the decision to buy a waste oil furnace. Any open, honest salesperson from a reputable company will be happy to inform and educate you on what you can expect from installing a waste oil burner in your facility. Being in the know to make an empowered buying decision is your first step to gaining the cost-savings and ...

  • `Must Do` Waste Oil Furnance Maintenance

    Recommendations to keep your waste oil burner running at peak performance and resistant to mechanical issues, including a list of typical standard maintenance measures. Getting into a scheduled maintenance routine and making sure you're keeping your furnace running smoothly will keep it generating free heat for your business for many years to come. Failure to maintain your waste oil furnace ...


    By Clean Energy Heating Systems

  • Biomass fired thermal oil heater case study

    This 12 MWth output Biomass Power Plant is one of the turnkey products of Biomass Power. The plant was fully commissioned in December 2006. The system has a capacity of 12 MW thermal output producing up to 10MWth of 300°C 10 Barg pressure hot oil, up to 10 tonnes per hour of steam and 2 MWth of 200°C hot air. This is all achieved from one grate heating three separate heat exchanges. The ...


    By Biomass Power Limited (BPL)

  • 8 Types of Businesses that Can Save BIG with a Waste Oil Heater

    Besides the attraction of their environmentally-friendly attributes, waste oil heaters are emerging as a “must have” for certain types of businesses for an even more compelling reason: A waste oil furnace can literally convert an otherwise worthless by-product into substantial savings on energy costs. So, if you’ve got a business that generates used petroleum products in your ...


    By Clean Energy Heating Systems

  • 3 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Waste Oil Heater

    All businesses that generate petroleum waste run up against similar challenges. Regulations and increasing energy costs to keep operations going certainly don’t make it easy to maintain a healthy bottom line. But along with those challenges, there are opportunities - thanks to waste oil heaters that burn used motor oil, transmission fluid and other petroleum products. With the benefits of ...


    By Clean Energy Heating Systems

  • Heat recovery and energy efficiency, improves profitability and reduces CO footprint

    Using latest technology in combustion of oil and gas can provide significant savings in overall energy consumption. Modern oxygen control that compensates changes in ambient temperature and fuel qualities can increase energy efficiency up to 3%. By adding the usage of hot combustion air another 2-3% can be saved. Modern burner technology without mechanical linkage, operating with accurate ...


    By Oilon Oy

  • Forces attracted to fuel savings

    Magnatech Fuel Conditioning Limited have recently completed a contract to install their very powerful magnetic fuel conditioning units to all structural gas and oil burning equipment across five MOD bases in England. This was after research concluded that Magnatech was the most cost effective provider of this type of application.The MOD have used this technology previously, when a number of bases ...

  • Focus Bioenergy No 7 2004: Biofuels - heating for the future

    Biofuels for heating of homes and properties is rapidly making headway. Environmentally friendly, comfortable and price-worthy small-scale heating with biofuels is done using pellets or briquettes. Changing an oil burner for a pellets burner or replacing electric heating with a pellet-burning stove is often very profitable. It demands less effort than wood firing but somewhat more work than using ...


    By Elmia AB

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