recuperator


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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
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Contract notice: Supply of catheters for radiology, Vena cava filter and vena cava filter recuperator to be awarded by open procedure with multiple criteria
The fundamental technology for development of the more advanced 200 shp class turbine engine that RASPS will develop over the next 5 years has been demonstrated in UAVT's UTP50R propulsion system, a 50 hp class turbine engine with a recuperator, high-speed gearbox, variable-pitch propeller, and Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC).
2-3 Constant pressure heat transfer in a recuperator, recovering exhaust heat.
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.
organic fluids, structure 2 with recuperator is needed in order to cool down the vapor from expander to reduce the cooling load of the condenser.
To further increase the unit efficiency, the static crossed flow recuperator features a dedicated by-pass damper that is particularly useful with mild weather.
You may see oil dripping from the drainage and weep holes on the engine's recuperator during engine start-up and shutdown, whether the engine is installed or out for ground hop operations.
This compensation is achieved by heating the high-pressure air in combustors, generally using natural gas--though a combustion gas turbine exhaust in a recuperator can also be used to heat the air from storage before the expansion cycle.
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.