mechanical draft

mechanical draft

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′draft]
(mechanical engineering)
A draft that depends upon the use of fans or other mechanical devices; may be induced or forced.
References in periodicals archive ?
SPIG's product offering includes air-cooled (dry cooling) systems, mechanical draft wet cooling towers and natural draft wet cooling hyperbolic towers.
The combined cycle part of the plant will consist of four (4) heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) including surface type condensers, two (2) nominal rated 250 MW steam turbine generators (STG), two (2) wet type mechanical draft cooling towers and all the requisite equipment and systems for a safe, reliable and efficient combined cycle power generating facility.
In a September satellite image of the Pakistan's tightly guarded Khushab site, which is key to plutonium production site, the ISIS report said it observed a completed row of mechanical draft cooling towers at a third reactor, where construction began in 2006.
The JX series offers mechanical draft controls and a high three-point-hitch lift capacity of 7718 lb.
The large, centrifugal, mechanical draft fans that were used then ran at low speeds, about 300 rpm, and most were steam-engine driven.
It differs in that it includes variables for first unit effects,(1) the presence of a mechanical draft cooling tower, external regional learning effects (REGION), and the fixed effects of time.
Units with mechanical draft towers (COOLTWR) were also significantly more costly to build, closely reflecting the conclusions reached by Zimmerman.
SPIG's products and services include air-cooled (dry cooling) systems, mechanical draft wet cooling towers and natural draft wet cooling hyperbolic towers, as well as end-to-end aftermarket services, spare parts, upgrades/revamps for existing installations and remote monitoring.