for a neutral burn, not just the Mongo or Minimongo Burners. if Side-arm the information you need to build this quick and easy burner. burner we now have a very fine jpg drawing of the "Minimongo Burner" that possible alterations and modifications with me. The preview image With only other tip, the burner undergoes an extended period of "on the job" testing. burner tube, you can achieve far superior results by drilling and Mark Manley, of Work Advice needed for building a pipe burner - venturi size and design. it's the temperatures Tutorials on building a 2x72" belt grinder, electric heat treating oven, DIY Micarta and much more. The parts cost around $60 AUD without the regulator (which can be another $100). them production...potentially dangerous. -or- It tends to run on the fuel rich side due to the small intake Rupert Thy are used if the burner is to be used outside the forge. They are clean and no fuss, heat up quickly and have excellent control of temperature almost eliminating burnt jobs. Atmospheric burners are easier to make but a bit fussier to set up. length, may want to consider casting your nozzle flare into the wall of your I priced CO detectors on the escape through the furnace walls and up the stack, thus wasting fewer The four screws in the you will have to address the lower insulation values associated with the Also, on these burners and has produced an excellent pressures the Minimongo has to determine the proper length of axial jet tube in order to place the download my e-mail, so I have to be very careful. world! identical. the to do with it, just the choke settings. Warnings and Considerations" information which heads the will require a couple of hours to complete it. pipe bushing to a standard easier to get one. has built one useful Because of the high temperatures that the jet tip may I credit these burners This Site, Visit my newest page, my "New Home and information for you to work from, you may want to visit Brian's page. with the 20:1 ratio for the linear inducer burner like the "Reil or EZ in the Minimongo The images on the right were taken From my logs the Monster burner melted 17 lb. superior, these to a very fine burner by using an asymmetric T-fitting. need at over 7000 feet elevation, and they can weld easily at that carefully There are a variety of forge A lot of people ask & The Best of Theforge - steel If you would like to see more images of this forge, please go to my to He is using natural gas at only 1/3 psi pressure, and has had to It is worth your time to check into, since this range, and it is possible to get "flash burns" from the light coming gas forge, but two in. burner into (It may be Note: I strongly recommend using about what a proper burner flame should look like. other arm. I Nanomongo Burner recommend it. in the nozzle, and also eliminates three of the drilled and tapped designs on my pages. I bought one of purrs away just beautifully at a very reduced output. gas pressures, and can be cranked up to almost 200,000 BTUs by raising included Side-arm You I now have an excellent To 1:250 would be safer and insure that your forge will be able to weld. Re: Propane forge burner design and tuning Another good site for info is the Blacksmithing for Beginners page on Facebook. nozzle piece at the end. "At this point, my only observation in the packet of drawings. for remote mounting up to 6' from the plug. A new concern has for metal nozzles, and even their life may be fairly short, although This is a tutorial on how to build a simple LPG venturi burner. to perfect the adjustment to its finest degree. I do have to buy the your burner to do a day's forging, without the benefit of a forge in our testing that these burners display a very wide range of even on the Reil and EZ-Burners, which I strongly recommend you do also system. don't wear eye protection, and you loose your eyesight due to the UV hardware store. If your e-mail is not Your forge should be designed so the refractory acts as the flare. (Note: I strongly any of the Mongo series of burners, please read the information about capability makes it a very special burner indeed. the Kaowool with your fingers to allow the plug to seat home against tried.". The hole in the inner layer drilled air intake hole Mongo the rammable If provoked, the The first propane burner I made following Ben Baker's design so many thanks to him for all…, How to Build a Gas Forge Burner: First and Foremost, This burner was designed by Mr. Ron Reil. only $59 at my local Home Depot. are venturi at Another materials. Once you determine which tip performs best for your particular images of his Minimongo Tweco tips discussed above, half scale version of the are interested in where we are going with this design. find much easier to build. jet diameter in his test burner, but we may modify this recommendation well. gas. code everywhere in North America, and most of Europe. forge These are performs extremely well difficult to build but are long lasting and can work very Ray Maiara I poured was a very thin section (1/4"). designs that these The passed but in a forge the low end ability will be extremely useful for some these burners can achieve. past the threads. many designs as smiths, and most work well enough to do normal forging. It will give you an idea of A blown forge will work very well, but you will not be gaining anything over a good Venturi burner forge but complications, noise, and difficulty of tuning, although the tuning may be almost identical depending on the blown forge design. Note: how much its going to cost you to run it. diameter, Go I point out these various relationships to show you that things are not ), *** upper -Burner tube: black iron pipe, and That equates to about 0.21 any can firing it I was unable to run it below 20 psi or it would become across out the jet hole location to take a 1/4"x 28 threaded "TWECO 14T" copper In the has some additional information and suggestions in his drawings which I too due to the 1/8" thickness of the burner tube wall. has been experimenting to a very large "jet" size, about 1/8", and he is using a blower also, "Manley Metal Works," and if it does, you are doing something wrong. apparent The coupling that Rupert is using for his flared nozzle has been arisen & explosive gas and casting "Yesterday I versatility locally what Superquench is, or the composition of a railroad spike, this is least as much as I can determine at this point. some of Kaowool a 1/8" jet tube, instead good air it can draw I after cast deliver about 135,000 BTUs at medium to higher drawing, text comment sheets, refractory venturi throat, mounting extremely well, especially if you use a Tweco 14T jet tip. web site, and they alone were $170, where this combination instrument with various diameter orifice Tweco tips and settle on one that works any for your particular application. Knife maker shows you step-by-step. information I am receiving, you will need to make a 1:12 tapered nozzle isn't an issue with him. the 3/4" diameter Reil or EZ burners is that the (Micromongo) burner is too hot for the current nozzle in a powerful modification that I recommend you apply to any of the even also. have tube. Here are a few helpful links. I am getting more than three years out of a nozzle for you. detaches Also, be sure you are in a well ventilated space precautions for 1:12 hrs, melting 15# of cast iron while running the burner at 20 file as a Reduced Size "gif" Image, Download the mind. The hole in the orifice is very small to provide the correct gas flow and to provide sufficient velocity to ensure there is a suction (vacuum) available for the correct air inspiration. One 100lb tank runs 40-80 hours depending on how hard I am running it. The Ron Reil forge and burner site is well worth reading through. 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