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blast gate[′blast ‚gāt]
A sliding plate in a cupola blast pipe to channel airflow in the proper proportion.
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The airflow was exhausted by an axial fan; its rate was adjusted with a speed controller or blastgate
based on thermal anemometer measurements.
Both the air input plenum and the hoods are connected to blowers and have blastgate
dampers for airflow control.