What is a blue flame log lighter?

What is a blue flame log lighter?

This Log Lighter is for Propane Gas only. The straight model, Log Lighter sits beneath the fireplace grate and is designed to help ignite wood logs in a safer way by mixing air and gas together. It is lit by placing a long lit match next to the burner pipe holes and turning on the gas manually using a Gas Valve Key.

Should gas fireplace burn blue or yellow?

Healthy Flames A healthy gas flame will burn steadily with a yellow or orange. If the flame is not yellow or orange it may be a sign that your gas fireplace needs adjusting or cleaning, which should be done by a qualified technician, such as those we have at Kozy Heat.

Why is my gas fireplace flame so blue?

You get a blue gas flame with a hydrocarbon gas when you have enough oxygen for complete combustion. When you do have sufficient oxygen, the gas flame appears blue because complete combustion creates enough energy to excite and ionize the gas molecules in the flame.

Should gas fireplace flames Be blue?

A gas fireplace should burn flames that are blue, perhaps with very small tips in yellow or orange. The flames should be steady and consistent no matter what. When you first turn on your fireplace, it’s okay if the flames start out a little unusual, as they may have a little less oxygen, fuel and air as they start up.

What temperature are blue flames?

For natural gas, the methane gas flame color is blue and the temperature is about 1,960°C….

Gas Flame Colour Temperature Chart
LPG (Propane) Blue 1,980°C
Natural Gas (Methane Gas) Blue 1,960°C
LPG or Natural Gas Yellow 1,000 °C

How do I get rid of the blue flame on my gas fireplace?

Can You Adjust the Flame Color on Gas Fireplaces?

  1. Access the air mixture area of your gas fireplace.
  2. Locate the set screw(s) that control(s) the fireplace’s air mixture.
  3. Adjust the set screw to change the air mixture until you get the desired color.

What color should gas stove flames be?

A healthy, properly burning flame on gas appliances should be blue in color, sometimes with a tiny tip of yellow, with a little light blue triangle at the center. This blue color flame indicates that there is safe, efficient and more complete fuel combustion.

What gas burns with pale blue?

Carbon monoxide burns with blue flame. In the presence of oxygen including atmospheric concentrations carbon monoxide burns with a blue flame producing carbon dioxide. When nitrogen gas burns, It has no color, odor or taste, and produces water when it burns in air.

Is blue flame hotter than red flame?

Hotter fires burn with more energy which are different colors than cooler fires. Although red usually means hot or danger, in fires it indicates cooler temperatures. While blue represents cooler colors to most, it is the opposite in fires, meaning they are the hottest flames.

Why is fire blue at the bottom?

7. Oxygen supply influences the color of the flame. So candle flames are blue at the bottom because that’s where they take up fresh air, and yellow at the top because the rising fumes from below partly suffocate the upper part of the flame.

Are gas log lighters safe?

It is unsafe to use the log lighter as a fireplace burner. It is intended to only be used for a short period of time – creating the flames needed to fully light the logs in your fireplace.

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