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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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Kaye, "Co-firing of pressed sugar beet pulp with coal in a laboratory-scale fluidised bed combustor," Applied Energy, vol.
has completed the share acquisition of Netherland-based FW Energie B.V., culminating in the combination of SHI and Amec Foster Wheeler's fluidised bed business to become Sumitomo SHI FW, the company said.
Neve Ltd Will Renew Rovaniemi Suosiola Based Power Plant Of 27 Mw Fluidised Bed Technology Np1-Water Boiler With A New 40 Mw Fluidized Bed Boiler.
The plant's boiler is based on circulating fluidised bed combustion technology.
Van Baten, "Using CFD for scaling up gas-solid bubbling fluidised bed reactors with Geldart A powders," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
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.
Kuipers, "Mixing and Segregation in a Bidisperse Gas-Solid Fluidised Bed: A Numerical and Experimental Study," 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 1.5 or 2.5 t peas-basis capacity
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.
Hosokawa Micron has introduced the new Agglomaster fluidised bed granulator, which can produce various shapes of granules with high bulk density from liquid materials without the need for other processing equipment.