Ignition Device and Spark Generator for Industrial Flares and Boiler
fields, refineries, water treatment plants, waste dumps and
other installations have flares to burn off excess gas, such
as methane. These flares are constructed in such a way were
a commercially available igniter (spark generator) is used
to ignite a gas stream traveling up a flare stack. When the
gas reaches the top of the gas stack the igniter is turned
on. The igniter generates sparks across an electrode, which
reaches into the gas stream. If everything is working as
designed, the sparks ignite the gas.
However, there are several scenarios were the flare might not ignite.
For instance, ambient conditions may be adverse, or the igniter generated
sparks are not powerful enough to ignite the gas. The igniter and/or
electrodes may also have aged and are not performing optimally, in
which case the flare might also not ignite. If the gas
is not ignited the raw and unburned hydrocarbon fuel is
released into the air, adding significant amounts of
pollutants into the atmosphere.
The Omnitek capacitor-based ignition cable will increase the
power of the igniter generated sparks significantly,
improving igniter/spark generator performance to such a
level that ignition of the gas in the flare stack is
assured. This substantially reduces air pollution since no raw and unburned hydrocarbons
are released into the atmosphere.
Omnitek offers high-performance spark
generators for all flare-stack applications. These spark generators are usable in remote
applications and operate with 12 Volts or 110 Volts.