TRI-RING CARRY-OVER BURNER
Publication Date: 2010-Nov-05
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The present invention relates to a burner system with a carry-over of the burner flame to different sections of the burner. In the carry-over burner system, the carry-over of the flame is from one ring section to another without the need for additional igniting devices. A teardrop design allows occurrence of flames in close proximity while allowing access of secondary air to local burner ports.
The present invention relates generally to appliances, and more particularly to a burner system with a tri-ring carry-over.
Generally a burner is designed to generate a flame in a controlled and consistent manner. Burners used for cooking typically comprise a burner body and include multiple burner ports. An ignition fluid circulates through the burner ports.
Varied burner designs are employed for producing a flame, depending on the kind of application. Further, burners are employed in varying environments such as industrial units and domestic applications. One such domestic application is a cook top in a kitchen.
Generally, the burner systems of a cook top are dual ring or triple ring burner systems. In such burners, an outer dual ring or triple ring surrounds two inner rings or a central ring. In such burners a carry-over of the flame to multiple sections of a sealed burner is desirable. Carry-over of the flame results in minimization of the number of igniters required. Use of a fewer number of igniters results in a simpler design and favorably affects production costs. Such carry-over is traditionally achieved through a continuous line of flames or finger shaped flames.
Therefore it is desirable to have a burner system with an efficient technique for carry-over of the flame to multiple sections of a sealed burner while minimizing the number of igniters required.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
Figure 1 is an exemplary embodiment of a burner system in accordance with the present invention.
Figure 2 is an exemplary embodiment of a burner system in a switched on state in accordance with the present invention.
A burner system with a tri-ring flame carry-over design is disclosed. The tri-ring burner includes three rings and a teardrop shaped inner section. The teardrop shaped inner section transports the flame from an inner, closer section of a sealed burner to a broader section or outer ring. The carry over of the flame with such a design allows se...