coke-oven regenerator

coke-oven regenerator

[′kōk ‚əv·ən ri′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Arrangement of refractory blocks in the flue system of a coke oven to recover waste heat from hot, exiting combustion gases; the blocks, in turn, release heat to warm, incoming fuel gas.
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