dry return

dry return

In a steam heating system, a return pipe which carries both water of condensation and air.
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And the inevitable question was about to descend on the youngster, who has already been linked with the big clubs in the Premiership, and he was smart enough to come back with a dry return.
With shorter mulling times, there also is less scrubbing action to hydrate dry return sand coatings or to remove the detrimental lustrous carbon coatings for the partially burnt core sand grains.
Therefore it makes economic sense to employ a closed-loop drying-air circuit to salvage and reuse the moderately dry return air exiting the drying hopper rather than using much wetter ambient air in a single-pass drying-air circuit.