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flu·id·ized bed

 (flo͞o′ĭ-dīzd′)
n.
A mixture of fine particles of a solid (such as a fuel) and a pressurized fluid, used especially in power plants and chemical reactors.

fluidized bed

n
(Chemical Engineering) chemical engineering a bed of fluidized solids used as a heat exchanger or mass transfer medium
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culminating in the combination of SHI and Amec Foster Wheeler's fluidised bed business to become Sumitomo SHI FW, the company said.
Rowe, "Prediction of bubble size in a gas fluidised bed," Chemical Engineering Science, vol.
The facility will be the first of its kind in the UK, combining fluidised bed gasification technology and refuse derived fuel (RDF) processed by the MRF.
Samples of each size fraction were combusted in air for 24 hours at different combustion temperatures ranging from 650[degrees]C to 950[degrees]C in a muffle furnace covering the range of temperatures encountered in fluidised bed combustion systems.
Yorquez-Ramirez, "PIV Investigations of Flow Structures in the Fluidised Bed Freeboard Region," Powder Technol.
Using fluidised bed furnaces, complete with afterburner to comply with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Act, (PG2/9(04), Metal Decontamination Processes, Clayton Thermal Processes Limited offers fast turnround for cleaning of the following:
The system, the idea of group chairman Chris Clayton, uses advanced fluidised bed technology to remove sand cores from castings, clean the sand for re-use and provide a means of heat treatment for the same castings.
freezelite--the compact fluidised bed freezers for 1.
Finnish engineering and consulting company Jaakko Poyry Group Oyj said on Monday (5 April) that its United Kingdom subsidiary Electrowatt-Ekono (UK) Ltd had been awarded a contract by Kent Enviropower Limited as the owner's engineer for a waste-to-energy facility using fluidised bed technology in Allington Quarry, UK.
Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) has taken delivery of a Svedala fluidised bed cooler for installation at its recently upgraded zircon treatment plant.
Akehata, "Distribution of Solid Particles and Bed Expansion in a Fluidised Bed Containing a Binary Mixture of Particles," in Proc.