calcining furnace

calcining furnace

[′kal‚sin·iŋ ‚fər·nəs]
(engineering)
A heating device, such as a vertical-shaft kiln, that raises the temperature (but not to the melting point) of a substance such as limestone to make lime. Also known as calciner.
References in periodicals archive ?
(1999) Computer simulation of the anthracite calcining furnace. Light Metals, 609-619.
An 1847 document lists five roasting furnaces, ore bunkers, eight ore hearths, a refining furnace, two reducing furnaces, two calcining furnaces, two reverberatory furnaces, a slag hearth and a separating house with 18 pots.