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air heater

[′er ‚hēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
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Performance of a solar air heater is adversely affected on account of low thermal capacity of air and absorber to air convective heat transfer coefficient, which needs design considerations, and to the extent possible, compensation.
A flat solar air heater with the area of 2*1m was used for supplying the dryer's primary thermal energy.
The entire blowing-off system of nozzle, blower and air heater can be integrated in existing filling plants without major expenditure.
The unique Solar Air Heater shutters passive solar heater is capable of reducing heating bills by as much as 45% per room.
14 -- Super Duty PET crystallizing system, from Sly Process Systems, consists of agitated crystallizing hopper, electric or gas air heater configured to deliver required heating BTU, and optional cyclone dust collector.
It benefits from a roller shutter door, a concrete floor, gas-fired warm air heater, fluorescent lighting and three phase electricity.
The 12- year-old, privately-held firm makes a variety of solar air heaters, including the Lubi, a wall-mounted solar collector with a patent-pending, perforated glazing technology that provides the highest efficiency ever measured for a solar air heater, according to Canadian Standards Association (CSA- International) certification tests.
Days after Peter Tongue worked on Margaret Powell's warm air heater in 2006, Mrs Powell, 72, and her friend Gwyn Morgan, 74, were found dead in her home in Brecon, Powys, overcome by CO gas.
The company estimates that after 10 years of service, an air heater not using high-performance seals can be assumed to be leaking at least 25 percent of its heat.
This savings was in addition to the initial gas savings recognized with the Escher recuperator, which eliminated the gas-fired blast air heater.
It was a blow air heater and had a build up of gas which caused a flash fire in the ducting system.
An optional air heater controls and maintains separate air temperature for each hopper.