Mud drum

Related to Mud drum: Water tube boiler
(Steam Boilers) a drum beneath a boiler, into which sediment and mud in the water can settle for removal.

See also: Mud

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Next, due to the higher density of the feed water, it will flow into the mud drum. Then, the feed water would be heated in risers under the burning of the fuel, and the feed water turns into saturated mixture of water and steam.
by the replacement of division walls with screen walls, the addition of a larger superheater, larger steam and mud drums with increased generating bank surface, and the addition of an economizer," said Rick $peers, a mechanical engineer and director of Energy Services Projects at Suncor.
Automatic blowdown systems remove deposits and sludge from boiler bottoms (mud drums), and from the steam drum waterline, through the boiler's blowdown valve.