flash steam

flash steam

[′flash ‚stēm]
(engineering)
A mixture of steam and water that occurs when hot water under pressure moves to a region of lower pressure, such as in a flash boiler.
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Tenders are invited for design, manufacture, supply and commissioning of flash steam recovery system
And there are also three types of steam to know about - saturated, superheated and flash steam. As a versatile purveyor of energy, the way in which steam is produced and distributed both have a significant impact on its potential performance and economy for the end user.
"The downside," he said, "is that it does suck power--even more than my destemmer." The glass washer uses about 38 amps for just a few seconds because of the flash steam finish.
Toshiba Corporation has won a major order to supply a flash steam turbine system and generator (STG) for Turkey's Kizildere III Geothermal Power Plant-Unit 2.
Calculation of the specific exergy of oxygen adsorption and desorption in the deaerated water and flash steam carried out in a similar way.
Sarval also retained the Spirax Sarco FREME (Flash Recovery Energy Management Equipment) it installed in 2005 to help it recover flash steam and which, said Terry, has cut its annual gas bill by around 100,000 [pounds sterling].
The deaerator provides an effective means for recovery of heat from exhaust or flash steam. It also provides a location for returning condensate and accepts condensate first to reduce excessive makeup water.
Additionally, the company said that it will install total 40MW of two systems: a 30MW flash steam generation system that pulls hot water under high pressure into a separator to produce steam; and a 10MW binary cycle power facility that uses lower temperature fluid to vaporise a liquid with a lower boiling point.
Steam cars operate at relatively high pressure, being fitted with flash steam, coil or drum-type boilers.
There are three types of Geothermal Power Plants: Flash Steam Plant, Binary Cycle Plant, Direct Steam Plant.
There are three common types of geothermal power plants: dry steam, flash steam, and binary cycle.