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Adjusting Fuel Pump Pressure

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Adjusting Fuel Pump Pressure

The oil-pressure regulator on the fuel pump is generally factory-set to give nozzle oil pressures of 100 psig. The firing rate is indicated on the nameplate and can be obtained with standard nozzles by adjusting the pump pressures as follows: 1. Turn the adjusting screw clockwise to increase pressure. 2. Turn the adjusting screw counterclockwise …

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Fuel Pump Capacity

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Fuel Pump Capacity

The capacity of an oil burner fuel pump should be sufficient to handle the total vacuum in the system. The vacuum is expressed in inches and can be determined by the following procedure: • 1 inch of vacuum for each foot of lift • 1 inch of vacuum for each 90° elbow in either the …

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Single Stage Fuel Pump

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Single Stage Fuel Pump

A single-stage pump contains only one set of pumping gears (see Figure 1-23). These pumps are commonly used in single-pipe gravityfeed installations or two-pipe installations under low-lift conditions with up to 10 inches of vacuum. The following are the principal components of a single-stage fuel pump: 1. Pumping gears. 2. Cutoff valve. 3. Strainer. 4. …

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Gun Type Oil Burners

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Gun Type Oil Burners

Gun-type, high-pressure atomizing oil burners are sometimes called sprayers or atomizing burners because they spray the fuel oil instead of vaporizing it. They are also referred to as gun or pressure oil burners because the oil is forced under pressure through a special gun-like atomizing nozzle. The liquid fuel is broken up into minute liquid …

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