ash pan

ash pan

[′ash ‚pan]
(engineering)
A metal receptacle beneath a fireplace or furnace grating for collection and removal of ashes.
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A combustion experiment was done with a small boiler furnace consisting of fine grid body, fuel supply, combusting chamber and the ash pan.
When using a WilsonBailey wood burning stove on a daily basis, the ash pan only needs emptying once a fortnight and involves nothing like the messy job of clearing out an open fire grate.
Normally, I take the ash pan out to empty it but there are times when I discover the ash pan is overfull.
An investigation by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) into the first blaze when 60 passengers were on board a steam train, revealed the company had not carried out proper checks and failed to notice a faulty ash pan.
Comes complete with two cast iron grills, adjustable charcoal basket, grill lifting handles and a removable ash pan for easy cleaning.
Afterwards, you are in the depot emptying the ash pan, throwing the ashes out.
When you empty the ash pan next day it's hard to believe the little grey mound is all that's left of a box full of heavy wood or a bucket of coal.
Gas fires were made to replicate 'granny's old living room fire', complete with imitation coals and mock ash pan cover.
An investigation into the first case, which forced 60 passengers off the steam train, revealed the company hadn't carried out proper safety checks and failed to notice a faulty ash pan.
The ash pan is not big enough and when you open the ash door it falls out on the floor, and the ash pan is not full.
The stove features a side loading fuel hatch, large ash pan and air flow system, so is easy to clean and run.