5460 Horning Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Phone: 412-653-3500
Fax: 412-653-2253

Research & Development

Combustion & Industrial Burner Research & Development

This research and development facility, located at our corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh continues to provide leading edge combustion and burner product technology, as well as serving as the ideal training ground for our engineering staff.

Bloom Development Lab Objectives

·        Solve technical challenges to meet the needs of our customers

  • New Product Development
  • Custom product validation
  • Improve upon existing technologies
  • Buyout equipment quality/performance validation
  • 3rd Party testing
  • Customer demonstrations

·        Technology Focus

  • Reduce unwanted or regulated emissions
  • Increased fuel efficiency
  • Improved performance: customer product quality and process productivity

Our Capabilities

  • Two (2) Boilers, five (5) air heaters and 20 Direct/indirect fired test furnaces
  • Liquid cooling system to simulate process loads during testing
  • Gaseous and liquid fuel fired burners
  • Hot, cold and regenerated air (nine blowers)…as well as pure oxyfuel and oxygen enriched air
  • Fuel lean and fuel rich combustion atmospheres, up to 2450F atmospheres
  • Measurements levels of oxygen, carbon monoxide, nitric oxides, voc’s
  • In-house 5T and 1T cranes, lathe, mill, drill press, cutting & welding equipment
  • 3D printing of prototype parts
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics computer modelling lab