Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chamber or cylinder in which a substance is heated before being used or operated upon. Compressed air which is to be used in an engine is usually passed through a preheater, thus raising its temperature, increasing its energy, and preventing the very low temperatures to which the air would otherwise expand. The blast for blast-furnaces is usually passed through a preheater called a stove.
- preheat + -er (Wiktionary)
“The absorber surface on the bottom of the preheater should be a dark color, and preferrably made of metal.”
“All you need is a good filter and a preheater to keep the oil from solidifying.”
“The remaining coke is dropped into the preheater for recycling with feedstock.”
“The preheater-kiln system consumes 5 to 5.4 GJ/t of clinker (4).”
“Blended and homogenized raw meal is then fed to a suspension preheater of the counter type, where it is preheated and partially calcined by the hot gases from the kiln passing in counter current.”
“The exit gases from the preheater are then passed through the dust-collection system and discharged into the atmosphere.”
“Fig. 17: This dryer has a fairly small solar collector/preheater for the number of trays inside, out the clear sides would act to collect solar energy also, thus improving performance.”
“Fig. 17: This dryer has a fairly small solar collector/preheater for the number of trays inside, but the clear sides would act to collect solar energy also, thus improving performance.”
“Solar preheater - the solar preheater can be connected to an existing hot water storage tank to which it is impractical or inconvenient to attach collectors directly.”
“The twins fiddled around, doing a little prelimiharv work on the preheater.”
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