blast heater

blast heater

[′blast ‚hēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A heater that has a set of heat-transfer coils through which air is forced by a fan operating at a relatively high velocity.

blast heater

A heater consisting of a set of heat-transfer coils (or sections) through which air is drawn or forced by a fan at relatively high velocities.
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