Fighting oil spills with fire

A Flame Refluxer unit with two rings of 20-inch-tall coils undergoes a test in the burn pan at the Joint Maritime Test Facility. During the test burns, crude oil was pumped continuously from below the test stand to maintain a one-centimeter-thick oil slick. The relatively thin, gray smoke is an indication of the more complete combustion, the result of the Flame Refluxer superheating the crude oil layer.
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