The term "burner management system" varies in definition and understanding throughout the oil and gas industry. Though it would be convenient to have an industry council and come to a general consensus of what it is and what it isn't, such an event is unlikely. But perhaps an understanding of what a burner management system is to Profire will do.
In order for a box to be deemed a burner management system by Profire, it needs to provide the following:
•Safety Shutdown Capabilities
•Remote Capabilities (Modbus, Remote Start/Stop, and ESD)