Furnace Grate

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Furnace Grate

 

a structure designed to support a layer of burning solid fuel in a grate-fired furnace. It is made from cast-iron firebars. Air is admitted to the layer of fuel through openings in the firebars or through slots between them. Furnace grates may be rectangular or circular, horizontal or inclined, and fixed or traveling.

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