cast-iron boiler

cast-iron boiler

A boiler furnished in sections of cast iron, usually assembled at the place of installation; the capacity of the boiler may be increased by adding more sections.
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A 30-year-old cast-iron boiler may be running OK, but its efficiency is poor.
I retreated to the lounge trying to keep warm and do some work - while ignoring anything that sounded like a heavy cast-iron boiler crashing through the ceiling.
Currently, the heat source for the school space heating comprises 2 @ sectional cast-iron boilers, the burner units for which are oil-fired.
It had to be collected from the nearest stream or well before being put into cast-iron boilers, kettles or zinc buckets which would be suspended over an open fire in the kitchen.
Backstage, workers cleared out four giant cast-iron boilers in order to create additional dressing room space.