This is what the Beckett oil burner looks
like when you flip the transformer open, the 2
springs put out 10,000 volts, the two white
ceramic things are the electrodes the springs
from the transformer send 10,000 volts to the
tips of the electrodes that are positioned in
front of the oil nozzle, causing the oil to
The silver thing to the left with 2 oil lines connected to it is an oil delay switch it stops the oil from being pumped for a few seconds and stops the oil from dripping when the burner turns off.