chamber kiln

chamber kiln

[′chām·bər ‚kil]
(engineering)
A kiln consisting of a series of adjacent chambers in a ring or oval through which the fire moves, taking several days to make a circuit; waste gas from the fire preheats ware in chambers toward which the fire is moving, while combustion air is preheated by ware in chambers already fired.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Made using brickearth dug from fields overlooking the Medway, Ibstock's range of Funton bricks are fired in a chamber kiln to give them a unique golden yellow colour that is so characteristic of the London streetscape.