blowdown


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blowdown

(ˈbləʊˌdaʊn)
n
(Civil Engineering) an accident in a nuclear reactor in which a cooling pipe bursts causing the loss of essential coolant
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Blowdown is an essential process in which water is periodically discharged from a steam boiler to prevent contamination from building up within the system.
We doubted whether he would come up all that way through the blowdown to meet us, and we weren't about to bale straight off toward him.
Counting on my past experience with a successful, main-gear blowdown, I made the call first to go through the blowdown procedures before we decided to bingo.
Eating disorder organisations say Bulimic Blowdown trivialises a potentially life-threatening condition.
It only takes a few simple calculations to convert those chloride values into a mass balance that yields the percentages of the steam flow that goes to the sewer via the blowdown valve or disappears somewhere on the campus because condensate is lost and never returned.
Red-haired San Francisco resident Archibald wowed the audience at last year's blowdown.
In places where shock waves ricocheted and eddied off slopes, the blowdown pattern swirls as well.
Qty: 1 No 2)Ibr Approved ,Parallel Slide Blowdown Valve Rack & Pinion Operated , Size - 2" , Class- 300, As Per Following Description - : Material Of Construction: Body & Bonnet - Cast Carbon Steel Astm A 216 Gr Wcb,Rack & Pinion Material- Rack Yoke & Pinion Spindle Of Stainless Steel ( Aisi 410 Or Better).
We had a plan, the minister was positive and we talked about a ballpark figure to get the blast furnace from the blowdown where it is now, to the position of a blowdown and salamander tap which is where it needs to be.
System components include a Power Flame low NOx burner set to fire natural gas or #2 oil, ASME spray deaerator and duplex feedwater pumps, ASME blowdown separator, chemical feed system, oil pump, and air compressor.
In certain situations, such as flare piping and blowdown systems, system dynamics become important.
INGAA Wants Changes To EPA Proposed Facility Blowdown Reporting