Utilities Manager: Mobile Real-Time Inspection Of Combustion Processes
Kathy | August 1, 2008
Lenox Instrument’s portable FireSight® Diagnostic System provides efficient, real-time, color inspection of combustion and process control in boilers, furnaces, kilns and incinerators. This entirely self-contained unit allows diagnostics, testing, monitoring and recording of several individual boiler or furnace functions operating at any level via any available 1?” (41.3 mm) opening. It consists of an air filtration and power system and 8″ CCD color monitor in a durable case with telescoping handle and wheels. The air-cooled furnace lens assembly is offered with either a 24″ or 36″ lens, in either direct or right-angle view configurations. An optional mini-digital video recorder with an LCD screen also is available. Capable of operating in temperatures up to 3000 F (1649 C), this system is well-suited for use in power plants, steel mills, paper mills, glass plants, cement kilns and incinerators. Its high-color image clarity is particularly valuable in helping speed light off, evaluate flame intensity and patterns, determine the status of igniters, view flame impingement, NOx emissions, CO and O2 imbalance, high unburned carbon (LOI), eyebrows, slag, clinker and ash build-up. Among its many features, the Light Volume Control, a Lenox exclusive, lets operators easily adjust the amount of light transmitted to the camera, eliminating the bloom common with other systems and ensuring a high-quality color image from initial light-off to maximum load.
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