Linkage vs Parallel Positioning - Boiling Point

On today's Boiling Point, Ritchie talks with Gerald Blain, director of sales, about traditional burner management systems.

While linkage systems might be cheaper on the upfront cost of the boiler installation, over time slippage occurs which causes loss in efficiency and increase in fuel usage. Ultimately, this system will cost you more due to fuel usage.

Parallel Positioning uses motors to directly drive the system. This system allows for better fine tuning, without being tied or constrained by the other movements occurring. The potentiometer allows the operator to know the exact position of the valve.

Watch the video to learn more. Don't forget, we will be at AHR January 25-27. Come see us at booth #1659.

Questions answered in this video:
What is a single point system?
What is parallel positioning?
What is a modulating motor?
What is a Lo-N0x system?
What is an independent linkage system?
How does a change in one movement affects other movements?
Why would someone pick the linkage vs the linkageless system?

Key terms:
Power Flame burner
Single Point System
Air damper
Gas valve
Honeywell Mod Motor
CMAX Burner
Boiling Point
Parallel Positioning
Autoflame MK8
CB Hawk

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