Ease Burner Management System Upgrades

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Many plants must contend with outdated burner management systems (BMSs) on all sorts of equipment — boilers, process heaters, thermal oxidizers, incinerators, reformers, vaporizers, dryers, ovens, sulfur recovery units, kilns, calciners, furnaces, etc. Some of these brownfield installations may date back 40 years or more. Most systems originally were designed according to prescriptive standards, almost a “cookbook” approach. Numerous logic systems in use still are based on relays or other technologies that are becoming obsolete and difficult to support. Many older fuel-train-valve arrangements are non-redundant, yet current standards mandate double-block-and-vent…

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