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Title: Intermittent Pilot Spark Ignition Banjo Burner/s
Post by: BeerBrewinWizard on January 13, 2019, 06:56:37 AM
I have been using a Standing Pilot on each of my three BG14 Burners (25 Gallon Pilot Brew Rig) but wanted to step it up a notch. I have been testing a Honeywell intermittent pilot spark ignition system on one burner. Since I wanted to try to use my existing MyPin TA4 PID Controls I found a few hurdles. Everything works well until the liquid temp gets close to the SV but then would start quick cycling. While this is not much of a problem with electric heat except for wearing out of contacts) it is obviously an issue when gas. So, I turned the P to off and set the hysteresis to -2 & +1. So far so good. I am assembling the new wiring in my controls now. Attached is a picture of my mobile pilot brew rig.
Title: Re: Intermittent Pilot Spark Ignition Banjo Burner/s
Post by: brewfun on January 13, 2019, 09:17:12 PM
Nice rig!

Yup, giving yourself a little more headroom in hysteresis should stop the rapid cycle chattering.

I see you're also using the CAM connectors. I've got those on a pilot rig I'm assembling, too.