Cmax with Director SCS Control System Advanced Training; 301

The Power Flame CMAX with Director SCS Advanced Training, 302 is a three day class which dives deeper into the burner and controls capabilities. The Cmax portion of the class focuses on the fundamentals of combustion, safe burner start-up, and adjustment of the CMAX burner.

The Director SCS portion of the training, attendees will go over start-up and commissioning of our fully integrated PLC control system powered by Honeywell Slate.



  1. Combustion theory and equipment used in the commercial burner industry.
  2. Power Flame burner models and their modes of operation.
  3. Demonstration and HANDS-ON setup of typical burner and boiler room components.
  • Understanding burner drawings and bill of materials.
  • Safety device setup and testing.
  • Common component electrical diagnostics.
  • Fuel supply and pressures.
  • Pilot testing and setup.
  • High draft Pilot setup.
  • Using data sheets for burner combustion documentation.
  • Oil nozzle adjustments and setup.
  • General burner maintenance.
  • Removal and maintenance of gun assembly.
  • Oil system components.
  • Dedicated Air atomization compressor setup.
  • Use of plant supplied air or steam atomization system in place of dedicated air compressor.
  • Mod motor setup.
  • Safe startup practices.
  • Flame zones and anchor points.
  • FGR setup and tuning.
  • Spud changing and adjustments.
  • Rope locations and adjustments.
  • Diffuser adjustments.
  • Outer gas adjustments.
  • Use of adjustable Pre-spinners.
  • Methods used for Low NOx burners.
  • Introduction to Director SCS (SLATE) control system.
  • Use of flow meters for determining high fire rates.


  1. Director SCS intro and overview of equipment used in the commercial burner industry.
  2. System modules and components
  3. Overall functionality of the Director SCS system and its capabilities.
  4. Slate Logic
  5. Director SCS web logic.
  6. Passwords for different operating levels.
  7. Demonstration and HANDS-ON setup using individual slate desktop trainers.
  • Curve setup.
  • O2 trim.
  • Web interface setup.
  • Kit loading.
  • VFD setup.
  • Actuator setup.
  • Safety verification.
  • Setting PID loops.
  • Pilot hold location
  • Options and how they come on and off.
  • Data Logging.
  • Saving curves and file backup.
  • VFD and Actuator deviations.
  • Fault codes.
  • Annunciator setup.
  • Screen navigation.
  • IP addresses.
  • Using a PC for setup.
  • Safe startup practices.

Attending the Basic Combustion Class is recommended before enrolling in this course.