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calcine

[′kal‚sīn]
(engineering)
To heat to a high temperature without fusing, as to heat unformed ceramic materials in a kiln, or to heat ores, precipitates, concentrates, or residues so that hydrates, carbonates, or other compounds are decomposed and the volatile material is expelled.
To heat under oxidizing conditions.
(materials)
Product of calcining or roasting.

calcine

To heat a substance below the temperature of fusion to drive off chemically combined water or to alter its chemical and physical characteristics.
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The crystallinity and grain size of the powders increased with increasing calcining temperature and calcining time.
Calcining heat is added via the fossil fuel combustion system into the fluid bed at a temperature from 1350-1650F (732-899C).
The order comprises a lime calcining plant with a Low Pressure Drop (LPD) preheater system as well as erection and commissioning services.
Finnish process industry machinery and systems supplier Metso Corporation said on Friday (20 May) that its subsidiary Metso Minerals would supply three lime calcining plants to the Chinese stainless steel manufacturer Tai Yuan Iron & Steel (Group) Co.
The sand is heated in a calcining fluid bed to 1350-1650F (732-898C), before being cooled and penumatically scrubbed to remove dead clay and, binder and fines.
Economics dictated the use of five minutes of intensive attrition without any thermal treatment (cold reclamation) instead of 10 minutes of intensive attrition accompanied by "flash calcining," which would cost more than twice that of the cold system.
For example, system experience indicates there is not a predetermined calcining temperature and each case must be considered separately.