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oxidizer

[′äk·sə‚dīz·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A substance, not necessarily containing oxygen, that supports the combustion of a fuel or propellant.
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In late 2014, Ener-Core entered into a global licensing agreement with Dresser-Rand to develop and market Dresser-Rand's KG2-3G 2 MW gas turbine coupled with Ener-Core's Power Oxidizer.
Kacin also noted that, "this order follows a $450,000 order announced just last week for another thermal oxidizer system.
The Systems Division of Met-Pro Corporation was selected to provide this equipment based on their extensive oxidizer design experience in industrial applications and a prior relationship with the customer.
Regenex oxidizers are shop assembled, pre-wired and pre-piped to ensure product quality and to minimize construction costs and plant downtime.
As the system reaches operating temperature, the oxidizer burner automatically throttles back to allow the solvents to serve as part of the fuel source for their own destruction.
These workers must spend up to two hours in fully enclosed protective suits when loading toxic fuels or oxidizers such as hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide.
He had legal chemicals,'' Wainscott said, listing potassium chlorate, sulphur and assorted oxidizers - along with gunpowder - as the items found at White's home.
From conventional flares, to thermal oxidizers, to our new low emissions CEB product, we can now offer our clients a full selection of products to meet their operational needs while they navigate through changing environmental standards and regulations.
The new-age regenerative thermal oxidizers are cost-effective and highly efficient in eliminating toxic and volatile components present in industrial emissions.
The oxidizers consist of two or three heat exchange beds that are connected by a common combustion chamber.
A number of kraft pulp mills currently steam strip foul condensates and burn the stripper off-gases (SOGs) in thermal oxidizers, lime kilns, or boilers to destroy odorous total reduced sulfur (TRS) compounds and volatile organics.