mechanical stoker

mechanical stoker

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′stōk·ər]
(mechanical engineering)

mechanical stoker

A device which automatically feeds a solid fuel (such as coal) into a combustion chamber of a boiler or furnace, and provides air for proper combustion; may include a means for automatically removing solid products of combustion.
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The company, which developed the first mechanical stoker, is a leader in the development of systems fired by renewable energy sources and municipal solid waste.

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