Preferred Instruments

Embracing Sustainability: The Timeless Excellence of American-Made Sustainability

In a world where sustainability is paramount, the choice of equipment can make all the difference. At Preferred, we’re proud to offer the most sustainable, rugged, and reliable burners on the market today – all proudly made in the U.S.A. 🇺🇸 What sets our burners apart? It’s simple – durability and longevity. Unlike cheap, disposable sheet metal burners […]

Reviving a Boiler System: A Success Story

Facing challenges with an unreliable boiler burner, a facility turned to Preferred to bring it back to life! They installed a new Preferred 300hp API burner model with advanced control systems. This upgrade provided reliable firing with low emissions, making the boiler the most dependable unit in the facility. Additionally, the facility upgraded their outdated monitoring systems with […]

Efficiency and Safety: Boiler Control Upgrade

A recent project transformed three firetube boilers with a complete control system upgrade, focusing on efficiency, safety, and reliability. Preferred’s advanced BurnerMate Universal (BMU) controllers set a new standard for boiler performance. Efficiency and Safety Upgrade: The BMU full boiler control system provided many advancements to the system, not only in efficiency but also in safety. Notable features […]

Elevating Efficiency: A Full Boiler Plant Retrofit with Preferred Instruments & Controls

In a recent project featuring Preferred instrument and control upgrades, a boiler plant retrofited three firetube boilers through the integration of BurnerMate Universal controls and a state-of-the-art plant master control panel. The master controller is the brains of the system, with advanced functionalities such as steam header pressure PID control, intelligent boiler lead/lag rotation sequencing, outdoor air temperature […]

Transforming New York City Schools: A Green Revolution Made in the U.S.A.

These schools are proving that change begins within our communities. By adopting eco-friendly technologies and sustainable practices, they are not only reducing their environmental impact but also inspiring others to follow suit. Two New York City schools are leading the way towards a greener future, one burner at a time. Thanks to the solutions provided by Analytical & […]

PID Loops in Boiler Control Systems Part 4: Practical Tuning Techniques

Now that the PID components and type structures have been examined, Let’s get into the process of fine-tuning a PID loop. It is important to remember that in a real-world setting there are many variables that must be accounted for such as the plant process load variations, transmitter calibration and range scaling, control valve stroke, fuel supply pressures, […]