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calcine

[′kal‚sīn]
(engineering)
To heat to a high temperature without fusing, as to heat unformed ceramic materials in a kiln, or to heat ores, precipitates, concentrates, or residues so that hydrates, carbonates, or other compounds are decomposed and the volatile material is expelled.
To heat under oxidizing conditions.
(materials)
Product of calcining or roasting.

calcine

To heat a substance below the temperature of fusion to drive off chemically combined water or to alter its chemical and physical characteristics.
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The crystallinity and grain size of the powders increased with increasing calcining temperature and calcining time.
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The sand is heated in a calcining fluid bed to 1350-1650F (732-898C), before being cooled and penumatically scrubbed to remove dead clay and, binder and fines.
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But as aluminum smelters come back on line, calcining capacity could be switched back to coke production for the smelters.
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