automatic stoker

automatic stoker

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′stōk·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device that supplies fuel to a boiler furnace by mechanical means. Also known as mechanical stoker.
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s Model 32 hot air furnace now includes an automatic stoker, the company says.
My father, from 1929 until 1964, worked for a company that made automatic stokers.
Although many boilers had automatic stokers, hand firing was still in widespread use.

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