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techdif

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settle or filter
« on: January 13, 2011, 03:33:10 pm »
I have been thinking about an auto oil pump filter combo as mentioned in another post but I am wondering: Since my burner is drip fed, does it really need to be filtered?  Is the window screen wire "filter" enough?  Shouldn't all the crap settle to the bottom of my storage container?  Are there any contaminates you can think of that may float in the oil that i would need filtered out?

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Re: settle or filter
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2011, 09:33:47 pm »
With a drip system I dont think you need to be nearly as picky when it comes to filtering as you dont have a tip that will get plugged.  Keep the big chunks out that could plug your line, but other than that I would think you should be good.  Not sure what to tell you about other things mixed with the oil.

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Re: settle or filter
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2011, 09:43:14 pm »
Thanks just wanted a second opinion.  As long as it burns and goes through the hole heck with right?
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