hot-blast stove

hot-blast stove

[′hät ¦blast ‚stōv]
(metallurgy)
A retracting device for preheating the incoming air in an iron blast furnace by using heat from the burning gases of the furnace.
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The range of the masonry works included: the rotary kiln, grate cooler, hot kiln hood, tertiary air duct, hot-blast stove and the other equipment of the two production lines, casting of wear-resistant ceramic materials for the raw mill, cement grinding mill and the pipelines on the top of the slag mill.