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Elster Kromschröder PF-19: PFU & PFS

The 19” subrack system continues to be a popular and viable option for customers interested in mounting their burner controls on the control cabinet. Over the years, Elster Kromschröder has offered this style of solution in a few generations of product. In the beginning, every rack was wire-wrapped by hand, which added to the cost Read More

FAQ: Burner Control Units – Flame Signal Strength

Q: I’ve got a PF-19 flame safety system incorporating PFU 760 burner control cards, and I keep faulting-out. It seems to be due to loss of flame signal, but I can visually verify flame. How do I check the flame signal on my PFUs? What could be causing this problem? A: Elster Kromschröder burner controls Read More

FAQ: ValVario Valves

Q: One of my old VAS valves needs to be replaced. What’s the best way to order a new one? A: The VAS series of solenoid valves is part of the valVario family of products, designed to offer compact, modular solutions for industrial gas piping. If you are experiencing a failure with a VAS valve, Read More

FAQ: Ignition Electrodes for Pilot and Industrial Burners

Q: I need some new spark ignitors for my burners. Is that something that I can buy from Combustion 911? A: Combustion 911 carries stock of the components required to create ignition electrodes (also called “spark ignitors”) and ionization electrodes (also called “sense electrodes” or “flame-rods”) for a wide range of Elster Kromschröder pilot and Read More

FAQ: Electrode Adapters and Interference Suppression for Pilot and Industrial Burners

Q: I need to replace a few of the connectors that allow the ignition cable to interface with the spark plugs. Can you explain the differences between the various types you carry? Specifically, when should you use “interference suppressed” models? A: The electrode connectors you’re referring to are also typically called “electrode adapters,” “spark plug Read More

FAQ: Slow Opening (Dampened) Solenoid Valves

Q: What are the advantages to using a slow opening valve? I notice that it is an option for the VAS solenoid valves for gas. Are slow opening valves used for air, also? A: Slow opening solenoid valves (or “dampened” solenoid valves) are available for both gas and air control. VAS solenoid valves are manufactured Read More

FAQ: Elster Kromschröder Product Labels and Type Codes

Q: I have several Elster Kromschröder products in my facility, and it is extremely difficult for me to try to order spares from Combustion 911, because every time I call, the reps ask me for more information. I’ve been asked for photographs of the product labels, but I don’t have any idea what the strings Read More

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