Global Patent Index - EP 0898690 B1

EP 0898690 B1 2000-10-18 - PILOT BURNER

Title (en)

PILOT BURNER

Title (de)

ZÜNDBRENNER

Title (fr)

VEILLEUSE

Publication

EP 0898690 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97923179 A

Priority

  • GB 9701347 W
  • GB 9610352 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9744621A1] A pilot burner comprises a burner body (7) including a mixing chamber, the mixing chamber having a gas supply inlet (5) and a primary air inlet (8) arranged to permit, in use, introduction of gas and air respectively into the mixing chamber. The chamber is provided with an outlet having an outlet port (9) in the form of a slot with an enlarged portion (10) disposed substantially centrally thereof. The pilot burner can be used with a thermocouple (3) and spark electrode (4) in a pilot burner and atmospheric sensing assembly for a gas-fired appliance.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F23Q 9/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F23Q 9/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F23Q 9/04 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IE IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9744621 A1 19971127; AU 2904997 A 19971209; DE 69703348 D1 20001123; EP 0898690 A1 19990303; EP 0898690 B1 20001018; GB 9610352 D0 19960724

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