dry kiln


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dry kiln

[¦drī ¦kil]
(engineering)
A heated room or chamber used to dry and season cut lumber.

dry kiln

An oven for drying and seasoning cut lumber.
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The questions were designed to determine the monthly cost of electric and gas bills, the efficiency of electric motors used along with the percentage of total motors that were highly efficient, number and type of air compressors, number of dry kilns, kiln capacity, type of fuel used, and monthly electricity and natural gas consumption.
Standard vents on most dry kilns are static, meaning that they are just openings through which the hot, moist air from the kiln can escape due to the differential pressure created by the circulating fans.
In: Proceedings of the Western Dry Kiln Association, May 21-22, 1987, Couer d'Alene, Idaho.
He was a member of the Church of Christ on Coburg Road in Eugene and he belonged to the Dry Kiln Operators Association.
After sawing, the boards were placed in either a pile awaiting edge sawing or stacked onto a pick-up truck for transport to the dry kiln.
01 and 105 for measuring the emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from lumber dry kilns were compared by taking 56 matched samples from kiln gas while several species were dried.
Day brings the Ostrom Siding sawmill to the new company while Domtar contributes a dry kiln and its stud planing line at Nairn Centre.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Pavilion Technologies, a world leader in advanced process control (APC) and environmental compliance solutions, has installed its multi-variable model predictive control cement solution on a pre-calciner dry kiln for San Antonio, Texas-based Capitol Aggregates, Ltd.
The results of the analysis indicated that a laboratory scale dry kiln could be used as a reasonable test surrogate for a commercial lumber dry kiln when certain operating parameters are matched (Law and Word 2002).
The tests, conducted with minor modifications to existing systems in an industrial lumber dry kiln, demonstrated that this environmentally friendly fuel can be direct fired and replace natural gas without any adverse effects on lumber quality.
The goal of this project was to develop a prototype moisture sensor system suitable for a hardwood dry kiln based on the microwave transmission measurements of the complex dielectric constant of the wood.