Burner Retrofit Options to Comply with CARB Rules


R.F. MacDonald Co. offers a variety of burner options for firetube, watertube, new and retrofit boilers in commercial, industrial and institutional markets

Reducing boiler emissions can be challenging. Whether for a sustainability effort or to comply with government-mandated regulations, you can look to R.F. MacDonald Co. and Cleaver-Brooks to help reach your goals. Cleaver-Brooks has been the leader in offering low and ultra-low-emissions solutions that are right for any application for more than 90 years.

Cleaver-Brooks Burner Applications

• Process Steam
• Industrial Process
• Building Heat
• Humidification
• Waste Heat Recovery
• Hospital and Healthcare
• Sterilization and Chemical
• Power and Utilities
• Laundry and Dry Cleaning
• Refineries and Petrochemical

ProFire Commercial Burners

Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsSBR-5 Ultra Low-NOx Burner – The New SBR-5 burner is designed for a wide range of applications.
• Available to <5 ppm NOx with FGR
• ~3% O2 across a wide load range
• Up to 6:1 turndown ratio when firing natural gas
• Dual fuel capability
• Fuel switch over without mechanical adjustments
Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsSBR-30 Low NOx Burner – The ProFire SBR-30 series burner, capable of less than 30 ppm NOx emissions without FGR, offers: natural gas fuel option from 16.8 to 54.6 MMBTU/hr.
• Available to <30 ppm NOx without FGR
• ~3% O2 across a wide load range
• Up to 10:1 turndown ratio when firing gas
• Can fire #2 fuel oil as back up fuel
Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsD-Series Forced Draft Burner – The ProFire D series forced draft design allows for trouble-free and superior efficiency across a wide range of applications.
• 3.4 to 42.0 MMBTU input range
• 80 to 1,000 HP
• Gas and #2/#6 oil, combination, alt. fuels
• Available to < 9 ppm NOx
• Low-pressure air atomizing system on oil with rotary vane compressor
Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsE-Series High-Efficiency Burner – The ProFire E series burners provide increased efficiency with low pressure drop firing head design and low blower motor horsepower requirement.
• 8.4 to 42.0 MMBTU/hr input range
• 200 to 1,000 HP
• Gas, #2/#6 oil and combination
• Available to <30 ppm NOx

ProFire Industrial Burners

Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsXL Series Large Forced Draft Burner – The ProFire XL series burner features a unique and precise air-metering system which permits accurate air-to-fuel settings for maximum combustion efficiency.
• 37.8 to 92.4 MMBTU/hr input range
• 900 to 2,200 HP
• Gas, oil and combination
• Available to <30 ppm NOx
Cleaver-Brooks-Burner-Retrofit-OptionsNT Forced Draft Dual Fuel Burner – The ProFire NT series are low-CO performing burners designed for cast iron, firebox, firetube and watertube boilers.
• 1.5 to 12.5 MMBTU input range
• 36 to 300 boiler HP
• Gas, #2 oil and combination
• Available to <9 ppm NOx
Contact R.F. MacDonald Co. to assist you with your retrofit solution!