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Ignition Electrode for Gas Boiler and Water Heater Operation

Model: YMIE002
  • YMIE002

Ignition Electrode for Gas Boiler and Water Heater Operation


Ignition electrodes are essential for the efficient and reliable operation of gas boilers and water heaters. Their primary function is to ignite the fuel-air mixture within the combustion chamber. When an electrical spark is generated by the ignition electrode, it ignites the gas, initiating the heating process. This ensures a consistent and controlled flame, leading to optimal performance and energy efficiency.

Types of Ignition Electrodes

There are various types of ignition electrodes used in gas boilers and water heaters. The most common ones include spark ignition electrodes, flame sensing electrodes, and combination electrodes. Spark ignition electrodes produce an electrical spark to ignite the fuel-air mixture. Flame sensing electrodes, on the other hand, detect the presence of a flame and ensure its continuous burning. Combination electrodes have both spark ignition and flame sensing capabilities, providing a comprehensive solution for ignition and flame monitoring.

Maintenance Requirements

To ensure the longevity and proper functioning of ignition electrodes, regular maintenance is crucial. Over time, these electrodes can become dirty or damaged, affecting their performance. It is essential to clean them periodically to remove any dirt, debris, or carbon buildup. Additionally, inspecting the electrodes for signs of wear and tear is necessary. If any damage is detected, they should be promptly replaced to avoid any potential ignition issues or safety hazards.

Benefits of Ignition Electrodes

The use of ignition electrodes in gas boilers and water heaters offers several benefits. Firstly, they provide a reliable and efficient ignition process, ensuring consistent heating performance. This leads to energy savings and reduced fuel consumption. Secondly, ignition electrodes contribute to improved safety by ensuring a controlled flame and preventing gas leaks or ignition failures. Lastly, these electrodes enhance the overall lifespan of the appliances by maintaining proper combustion and minimizing wear on other components.

In conclusion, ignition electrodes are essential components for the operation of gas boilers and water heaters. They enable the ignition of the fuel-air mixture, ensuring efficient and reliable heating. With various types available, regular maintenance and their numerous benefits, ignition electrodes play a crucial role in optimizing the performance and safety of these appliances.

Product Specifications


Probe: FeCrAl / Kanthal

Temperature ResistanceProbe: ≤1050ºC 
Ceramic: ≤1700ºC
Cable: ≤250ºC
Accessory TypeGas Boiler



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