Burner controllers ensure that gas and combustion air are properly mixed during burner operation, ignition is achieved and keeps the flame contionuously. Burner controllers also help prevent potential hazards such as fire, by preventing the burner from operating uncontrolled.
Burner controllers come in different types depending on operating principles and applications. Different types includes flame control relays, flame sensors, combustion mechanisms and flame stop relays. Many burner control systems provide a higher level of safety by using a combination of these different types of relays.