chain grate

chain grate

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a type of mechanical stoker for a furnace, in which the grate consists of an endless chain that draws the solid fuel into the furnace as it rotates
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They have recently introduced cost and energy efficient Mulifuel Coal fired chain grate (steam boilers and oil heaters) keeping in mind energy crises and rise in fuel prices.
Led by Professor Steve Wilcox, the University hopes to develop a chain grate combustion process that can burn biomass fuels in boilers, in a similar system that is used for burning coal.
These were coal-fired and fitted with chain grates, fed by a conveyor system from the outside of the building.
For example, if 1% of all coal burned on chain grates in industrial and service sectors were replaced by Biomass fuel the UK would save 25,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually.