recuperator


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to recuperator: regenerator

recuperator

(rɪˈkuːpəˌreɪtə; -ˈkjuː-)
n
1. a person that recuperates
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a device employing springs or pneumatic power to return a gun to the firing position after the recoil
3. (Chemical Engineering) chemical engineering a system of flues that transfers heat from the hot gases leaving a furnace to the incoming air
References in periodicals archive ?
The barrel recuperator spring assembly, required as a consequence of the gun's short recoil method of operation, is located inside the receiver on the lower left side.
To further increase the unit efficiency, the static crossed flow recuperator features a dedicated by-pass damper that is particularly useful with mild weather.
Aqualyng is the only desalination supplier with its own patented energy recovery system - The Recuperator.
the hot gas produced from the gasification and combustion of shale char with an air blast, and the hot recycle pyrolysis gas from a recuperator entering the middle part of the retort.
Currently, the most prevalent type is recuperator type heat exchangers (heating and heated heat carriers are separated by a wall).
Instead, the EPC2000 ES Thermal Fluid Heater, with integral exhaust gas to combustion air recuperator, was selected due to its high overall operating efficiency and total output easily meeting the process demand.
The saturated liquid solution (State 4w), after recuperating some of the heat at the high temperature recuperator, is throttled down to a low pressure (State 2w).
Cazan recuperator CET Bucuresti Vest, Buletinul AGIR, nr.
Multi-objective optimization of a microturbine compact recuperator.
The machine, called the Counter Rotating Ring Receiver Reactor Recuperator (CR5) consists of two chambers separated by rotating rings of cerium oxide.
Senselogix's energy management system can track energy use across an organisation A 500KW gas-to-air recuperator installed at a car plant in the US Karen Griffiths, insights and innovations manager at the Carbon Trust Wales