dry kiln


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dry kiln

[¦drī ¦kil]
(engineering)
A heated room or chamber used to dry and season cut lumber.

dry kiln

An oven for drying and seasoning cut lumber.
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Caption: In September, EACOM installed a continuous dry kiln at its Timmins sawmill.
Heat for dry kilns can be generated by combustion-only systems or combined heat and power systems (CHP) using a variety of fuels.
Average dry kiln schedules times were 72, 64, and 60 hours for CV antistain, 6 hours HTCV, and 10 hours HTCV, respectively.
"The rough lumber that was brought into Timmins was put through the dry kiln and then fed through the planer.
The questions were designed to determine the monthly cost of electric and gas bills, the efficiency of electric motors used along with the percentage of total motors that were highly efficient, number and type of air compressors, number of dry kilns, kiln capacity, type of fuel used, and monthly electricity and natural gas consumption.
Standard vents on most dry kilns are static, meaning that they are just openings through which the hot, moist air from the kiln can escape due to the differential pressure created by the circulating fans.
In: Proceedings of the Western Dry Kiln Association, May 21-22, 1987, Couer d'Alene, Idaho.
He was a member of the Church of Christ on Coburg Road in Eugene and he belonged to the Dry Kiln Operators Association.
After sawing, the boards were placed in either a pile awaiting edge sawing or stacked onto a pick-up truck for transport to the dry kiln. The edging process was accomplished through the use of a bull edger.
Dual sampling trains each containing three impingers collected gas from a laboratory lumber dry kiln. A mass flowmeter allowed the venting rate of the kiln to be determined.
"Today, the boiler is taking care of all the raw waste that comes from our plant and turns it into space heat that provides for all of our buildings, including our dry kiln in the back."