feed tank

feed tank

[′fēd ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A chamber that contains feedstock.
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FULTON says its solution features a horizontal, gasfired RBC1500 steam boiler with fully-modulating burner and automatic boiler controls, skid-mounted with blowdown vessel, condensate return and feed tank and water treatment including water softener, chemical dosage sets and sample cooler.
The students used the TD-500D, by Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, to test the concentration of oil in water for the feed, permeate, and retentate of a ceramic membrane connected to a feed tank.
In case of lack at the feed side, the actuated valves will feed the down comers back to the feed tank to keep the level constant.
A late-summer Illinois Department of Transportation Bloomington Maintenance Garage workshop saw MicroSphere FT 300 production in a shipping container-housed prototype (opposite page) with polymer compound feed tank, conversion equipment and finished admixture storage vessel.
The mass balance equation over feed tank considering uniform mixing can be written as follows:
The sweeping forward motion across the membrane surface keeps the membrane pores from fouling where the unfiltered product (or retentate) is returned to the feed tank to make another round across the filter.
So unless it's hanging STRAIGHT DOWN in the feed tank, it won't seal properly and the pump cannot prime itself.
A custom aluminum feed tank directs fish and water to the pump through a short section of pipe.
The feed tank is maintained at 85[degrees] C by injecting live steam, and is fed by a mixture of returning condensate and cold make-up water.
TFF is a process in which product flow, or feed, is directed tangentially along the surface of a membrane, with most of the solution circulated back to the feed tank.
We can overcome that by putting a cold water feed tank up in the roof space, but it needs to be a good height above the fittings.