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What types of oil burners does Beckett sell?

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As of March 2015, Beckett offers several types of residential oil burners that have firing rates from 0.4 to 5.5 gallons per hour, according to the company website. Most use an AC electrical source, although some use DC. Industrial and commercial oil burners are also available.

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The top input capacity of a Becket oil burner is 45,000 to 770,000 BTUs per hour, while the other extreme is 56,000 to 119,00 BTUs. All models take number 1 or 2 heating oil for fuel, although a few are also able to use diesel or kerosene. The dimensions of the burners run about 11 to 13 inches high and about 12 to 15 inches wide.

Certain residential models have special features. A solo large air inlet reduces the build-up of lint. A single flame retention burner head improves efficiency. The placement and arrangement of parts makes servicing easier. Suitable operating temperatures are between 32 degrees and 115 degrees Fahrenheit.

The firing rates of Beckett commercial and industrial oil burners range from 1.65 to 35 GPH. They all fuel with number 1 or 2 heating oil. Gasoline, crankcase oil or oil mixed with gas should never be used. Motors run between one-seventh and 2 horsepower. Housing is cast aluminum.

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