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A device for converting fuel oil from a liquid state into a combustible mixture. A number of different types of oil burners are in use for domestic heating. These include sleeve burners, natural-draft pot burners, forced-draft pot burners, rotary wall flame burners, and air-atomizing and pressure-atomizing gun burners. The most common and modern type that handles 80% of the burners used to heat United States homes is the pressure-atomizing–gun-type burner (Fig. 1).
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