reverberatory furnace


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reverberatory furnace

n.
A furnace or kiln in which radiant heat from the burning fuel is reflected downward from the roof onto the material under treatment.

reverberatory furnace

n
(Metallurgy) a metallurgical furnace having a curved roof that deflects heat onto the charge so that the fuel is not in direct contact with the ore
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Noun1.reverberatory furnace - a furnace in which the material that is being treated is heated indirectly by flames that are directed at the roof and walls of the furnace
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
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In a reverberatory furnace, extra castable insulation in the roof and block and board insulation in the upper sidewalls roof was added.
My favorite is "All the Blue: From the Director's Book of Josiah Spode," the English ceramicist's dramatic recipe for heating a mixture of plaster, borax, and cobalt monoxide in a reverberatory furnace to create a substance known simply as "blue":
The filter cake is dried, then fluxed and roasted in a reverberatory furnace.
The reverberatory furnace has been replaced by a Teniente converter and a circular electric slag cleaning furnace designed to treat all the slags generated by the converter.
On many occasions, we did not have enough time to get a reverberatory furnace for tuning purposes, so we would set a newspaper on tire to tune the skins.
A pusher feeder sends the lead into the plant's reverberatory furnace, fired with oxy-fuel burners built by American Combustion Inc.
In conjunction with the molding machine, Talladega Pattern added a new reverberatory furnace from The Schaefer Group, Dayton, Ohio, to help melting keep pace with molding.
In conventional copper smelting in 1935 (and for about the next 30 years), the usual practice was to first roast the concentrates, then feed the partially desulphurized calcine along with silica flux into a long reverberatory furnace fueled by burning pulverized coal in air to heat the furnace and its charge up to 1,200 [degrees] -1,300 [degrees] C.
The principal process change is the elimination of the reverberatory furnace.
The plan includes the firm's own design for a gas-fired reverberatory furnace that features a method of recuperating heat from waste gases.