Premix Burners

Separate air-gas burners usually operate at 10% excess air and are often difficult to control. Premix burners are a way to reduce the infiltration of excess air and thereby reduce energy consumption. They have been applied in glass forehearths, feeders, furnaces, and lehrs for many years.

Development Status Products
Commercial
Glass

Premix BurnersCosts & Benefits

Parent Process: Melting and Refining
Energy Savings Potential

Depending on the reduction of excess air they enable, premix burners may provide energy savings as much as 11% (Worrell et al., 2008. p.60).

CO2 Emission Reduction Potential
Costs

Premix Burners Publications

Page Number: 

59-60