DO NOT  fire in open air! Your results will be POOR. Always fire into a combustion chamber!

DO NOT FIRE IN OPEN AIR – YOUR RESULTS WILL BE POOR.

 

ALWAYS FIRE INTO A COMBUSTION CHAMBER.

 

Burner is smoking.

Improper combustion air adjustment.

Clogged nozzle.

Poor chamber design.

Oil soaked combustion chamber.

 

                                              Flame is small.

Fuel line is restrictive.

Insufficient air pressure.

Clogged nozzle.

Nozzle exit orifice is gummed up.

Nozzle is too small.

Too much combustion air.

Fuel level too far below nozzle.

 

Heater block will not heat up.

Faulty digital controller (output 1).

Faulty relay.

Faulty cartridge heater.

 

Flame has pulsation.

Nozzle O-ring is defective.

Air leak in fuel line or fittings.

Bottom plate leak.

Insufficient combustion air.

 

Build-up on retention head.

Improper air adjustment.

Improper draft.

Poor retention head position.

Clogged nozzle.

Poor oil quality.

Insufficient heat reflected on retention head.

 

Burner motor will not start – heater is up

to temperature.

Cad cell is seeing light..

Bad cad cell or wire.

Bad primary safety.

Digital controller not closing alarm contacts.

 

Burner starts but does not light.

Poor retention head position.

Clogged nozzle.

Poor electrode adjustment.

Improper combustion air adjustment.

Insufficient pre-heat temperature.

Poor combustion chamber – try adding a liner.

No atomizing air.

Spark shorting to ground or the nozzle, retention head, etc.

Too high of a pre-heat temperature.

 

Failed start.

Electrodes shorted and no spark.

Clogged nozzle.

Gummed up nozzle affecting spray pattern.

No air pressure

Insufficient preheat.

Too much preheat.

 

 

 

 

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