by Doug Darmody
In a world of dwindling resources, growing pollution, and increased demands for productivity and efficiency, a process known as Ionization by Magnetic Induction will help alleviate these problems.
In the field of energy consumption, properly placed and focused magnetic fields have been designed to work with any fossil fuel reducing the cubic meters of natural gas or any fossil fuel up to 20%. The system achieves a cleaner and more efficient burn resulting in significant energy savings. No tools are required, so there is no interference with the mechanical equipment that may be under contract for maintenance by a natural gas provider.
All fossil fuels including natural gas, fuel oil, propane, diesel fuel and gasoline contain hydrocarbons. These hydrocarbons tend to cluster or associate. This impedes the ability of the oxygen to mix with the hydrogen for a clean, efficient burn (incomplete combustion). Magnetic Systems when installed properly on the natural gas line de-clusters the hydrocarbon molecules thus allowing the oxygen to mix more readily with the hydrogen resulting in a more efficient, cleaner combustion. The result is less fuel needed (savings), and reduced green house gases.
Experience has shown that by using this type of system on apartment and condominium buildings, owners can reduce their fuel bills by as much as 15%. Another benefit is the reduction of maintenance of the burners due to less carbon build up.
Magnetic Water Conditioning Systems are a non-chemical method of water treatment. They remove existing scale in heating and cooling equipment such as heat exchangers, boilers and pipes, thereby improving heat transfer and lowering energy costs. An alternative or supplement to chemical treatment, magnetic fluid conditioning requires no energy input or maintenance. Magnetic conditioning can also alleviate other problems associated with domestic hard water, such as skin abrasion, foul odor caused by gasification of sulphates, and reduced water pressure due to scale build up in pipes. According to a report published by the U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Energy Management Program, a 70% increase in fuel requirements has been measured for ½ inch of scale formation in a domestic hot water heater. In addition, energy savings are realized through reducing the pump load required to move the water. These systems can also provide preventative maintenance by reducing scale related electrolytic corrosion.
Water is characterized as hard due to the high mineral content, which results in crystallization of mineral compounds that form deposits as temperatures increase (ie. Domestic hot water heaters). Polar molecules dissolved in water assume an ionic form. Heat sources promote scale formation in hard water by increasing the collision rate of oppositely charged ions, (ie. Calcium (+) with carbonate (-) and magnesium (+) with sulphate (-) ). Barium based bi-pole magnets generate high strength magnetic flux fields that alter the reaction between scale forming ions in hard water. As water (an electrically conductive fluid) passes through the magnetic field, clusters of water molecules are broken down and aligned along the magnetic flux vector. Because magnetically charged molecules take on a greater ionic charge than the minerals increased attraction between mineral ions and water molecules, the result is the formation of smaller compounds that remain in suspension and do not adhere to pipes or heating/cooling equipment. As these smaller, non-adherent particles flow downstream existing scale deposits are hydrated and eroded by flowing water. This principle is known as MagnetoHyroDynamics or Ionization by Magnetic Induction.
Ideal placement and configuration of the magnets is based on contact time (flow rate vs. length of magnetic field), pipe composition, mineral content, temperature, and travel distance.