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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109477036, Entry date: 09/01/2021

Burner application example for TIA Portal (Burner library)

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The Burner application example for TIA Portal (Burner library) supports you in the creation of Oil burner, Gas burner and Solid matter burner applications with single or multi-burner.

A furnace or burner system is usually not only composed of the actual combustion chamber and the burners, but is a combination of the most diverse automation and control components. Like any plant it has to comply with the machinery directive 2006/48/EG to best avoid any danger to man, the machine itself and the environment during the whole lifecycle of the plant. To comply with the machinery directive the (harmonized) standards can be used. For the safety of atomization plants in general these are the EN 62061 or EN ISO 13849-1. Concerning the safety of (industrial) furnaces and burner systems in particular there are other standards, as for example EN 746-2, which demonstrate the potential risks and methods (constructional and functional) of how to avoid these.

When projecting a burner application, several directives and standards have to be complied with. The control logic does not only have to fulfill the requirements of the EN 62061 or EN 13849-1, but must also comply with the functional requirements of the furnace/burner/boiler specific standards.
Accordingly the following standards were taken into account when developing the here offered library here offered library to support you with the implementation of the functional requirements with minimal effort.

  • EN 746-2 Industrial thermoprocessing equipment – Part 2: Safety requirements for combustion and fuel handling systems
  • EN 298 Automatic burner control systems for burners and appliances burning gaseous or liquid fuels
  • EN 676 Automatic forced draught burners for gaseous fuels
  • EN 267 Forced draught burners for liquid fuels
  • EN 1643 Valve proving systems for automatic shut-off valves for gas burners and gas appliances
  • EN 12952-8 Water-tube boilers and auxiliary installations - Part 8: Requirements for firing systems for liquid and gaseous fuels for the boiler
  • EN 12953-7 Shell boilers - Part 7: Requirements for firing systems for liquid and gaseous fuels for the boiler
  • ISO 13577 Industrial furnace and associated processing equipment – Safety
  • NFPA 85 Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code
  • NFPA 86 Standards for Ovens and Furnaces

The library supports Oil burner, Gas burner and Solid matter burner as single and multi-burner applications. It has the following functions: 

  • Function for controlling the ignition / pilot burner 
  • Function for controlling the functions of a gas burner 
  • Function for controlling the functions of an oil burner 
  • Function for cleaning/blowing out the oil burner 
  • Function to perform a tightness test of the gas valves
  • Function for control and monitoring of air dampers (and actuators with discrete position-feedback)
  • Function for control and monitoring of analogue actuators
  • Function to perform a (pre) purge of the combustion chamber
The function blocks are prepared for realizing an electronic ratio control.
System requirements are:
  • STEP 7 V14 and higher with Safety Advanced or Safety Basic V14 and higher
  • for the failsafe PLCs S7-1500, S7-1200 and S7-300

  Documentation (3,8 MB)
 Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle  Code (4,2 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  TÜV Confirmation (235,7 KB)

The Burner Library is subject to export restrictions. Before you can download the library, you must first authenticate yourself. To do this, click on the download link of the Burner Library and follow the instructions in the new window.

The (archived) library must be integrated into the TIA Portal (Extras>Global Libraries>Retrieve Library…) and will then be available in the tab “Libraries”.

We recommend to use the current version of TIA Portal. If you need a lower version, you will find in the following the TIA Portal version 14: 
 Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle  Code (4,0 MB)

Further Versions
The Burner Library is also available for TIA Portal and Distributed Safety. You can find them in the following entries:

Depending on the type of your burner application, a system acceptance by an independent institution may be required. Whether your application is affected by this or not, can be inferred from the relevant directives/ laws. Contacting the institution is, in either case, advisable at an early stage of the project. 

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TÜV Confirmation

Additional keywords
fire technology, flame, burner package

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