forced draft


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forced draft

[¦fȯrst ′draft]
(mechanical engineering)
Air under positive pressure produced by fans at the point where air or gases enter a unit, such as a combustion furnace.

forced draft

In a furnace, a draft of air which is mixed with fuel before being fed into the combustion chamber.
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The current estimated cost of the project is approximately $550 million, which includes converting all three generating units from forced draft to balanced draft operation to improve plant reliability.
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