Ljungström heater

Ljungström heater

[′yu̇ŋ·strəm ‚hēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Continuous, regenerative, heat-transfer air heater (recuperator) made of slow-moving rotors packed with closely spaced metal plates or wires with a housing to confine the hot and cold gases to opposite sides.
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