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It Pays to Partner with Industry Pioneers
Detroit Radiant Products has been a pioneer of gas-fired infrared heating equipment since 1955. Our expertise in combustion appliances allows our team of professionals to provide exceptional design solutions for your needs. Our dedicated stamping operation and state-of-the art production facilities are unmatched in the industry. Consider Detroit Radiant your partner, from concept to certification, for process burner application and manufacturing.
- 65 years of experience manufacturing gas appliances
- A dedicated stamping operation
- CNC laser cutters
- An ISO-certified lab
- And combustion expertise
Partner with Our Experts for a Wide Range of Applications
We design process burners to meet your unique requirements. We integrate process burners into a multitude of appliances that cook, cure, or heat. Common applications include:
- Churrascaria Ovens
- Curing or Drying Bins
- Gyro Cookers (Vertical Broilers)
- Rotisserie Ovens
- …and more
Ceramic Tile Gas Burners
Used in a wide variety of industries, notably food cooking and process heating, ceramic tiles have a long and proven history as a reliable and economical burner solution for many applications.
— Responsive, uniform radiant output
— Ceramic surface temperatures above 1300 degrees F
— Excellent combustion performance
— Rugged thermal conductivity
Pros: Versatile, Low cost, Proven track record
Cons: Degradation in select applications, Service limitations, Minimal turndown ratio
Metal Fiber Gas Burners
High-grade metal fiber burners are an effective heat solution for high-end appliances. Their unique textured surface creates an optimal radiant profile and their construction properties allow for a multitude of complex geometric designs. They can also operate at a wide combustion or temperature range.
— Rugged and durable design
— Wide range of operating temperatures and combustion capacity
— Advanced geometric design options to maximize surface area
Pros: Excellent turndown ratio, Uniform heat on complex designs, Responsive performance
Cons: Cost, Serviceability limitations, Thermal expansion
Metal Foam Gas Burners
Metal alloy foam burners are similar to metal fiber burners but offer advanced combustion efficiencies as well. The material is constructed of a 3D foam metal substrate and is best applied to cutting-edge combustion appliances.
— Top temperature uniformity and turndown control
— Highly porous combustion surface area for quick response
— Durable mechanical and corrosion-resistant properties with moldable design options
Pros: Highest efficiencies, Excellent energy control, Extremely durable design, Uniformity
Cons: Cost, Serviceability limitations, Base media availability, Thermal expansion
Perforated Steel Gas Burners
These burners are typically constructed from stainless steel sheets or tubes. They have a proven and reliable track record through the decades. Endless base material options provide a variety of solutions to balance port loading criteria, burner longevity, cost considerations, and mechanical strength.
— Proven and reliable track record
— Wide selection of burner media to fit most appliances
— Rugged and rigid design properties
Pros: Strength and rigidity, Affordability, Availability, Service friendly, Commonality
Cons: Design limitations, Commonality, Thermal expansion considerations
Wire Mesh Gas Burners
Wire mesh burners are made from woven metal and share operating properties with ceramic tile burners. They offer a cost-effective, reliable solution for many mainstream combustion appliance applications.
— Durable shipping and construction characteristics
— Effective heat output at pre-established firing rates
— Various wire mesh media for many applications
Pros: Cost effective, Uniform heat output, Simplified design
Cons: Limited operating range, Longevity, Warm-up or cycle time
Woven Ceramic Fabric (WCF) Gas Burners
WCF burners are known for their simple, flexible fabric membrane. They are often found in pre-mix interior-combustion applications and offer unique design potential. WCF burners provide a wide range of BTU outputs, loading, evenness, and flame stability.
— Extreme output per sq. volume of surface area
— Little to no thermal expansion limitations and endless design possibilities
— A very unique and high-performing product applied to more advanced combustion appliance applications
Pros: High BTU loading, Design flexibility, Excellent pre-mix combustion properties, Unique
Cons: Costly, Mediocre responsiveness, Membrane availability, erviceability limitations