Burner for a heater

  • US 7,287,979 B2
  • Filed: 10/25/2004
  • Issued: 10/30/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/24/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A burner for a heater for combustion of a hydrocarbon liquid, the burner comprising:

  • a combustion chamber having a combustion zone for combusting the hydrocarbon liquid and at least one tank portion for containing an amount of the hydrocarbon liquid, the or each tank portion being positioned adjacent the combustion zone and being arranged to feed the hydrocarbon liquid into the combustion zone, and a fuel inlet portion having a closure; and

    a combustion control means for controlling gas exchange of the combustion zone through an gas exchange opening of the combustion chamber,wherein the burner is arranged so that the fuel inlet opening is only fully open when the combustion control means closes at least a portion of the gas exchange opening of the combustion chamber.

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