periodic kiln

periodic kiln

[¦pir·ē¦äd·ik ′kil]
(engineering)
A kiln in which the cycle of setting ware in the kiln, heating up, “soaking” or holding at peak temperature for some time, cooling, and removing or “drawing” the ware is repeated for each batch.
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EPA also envisions work practice standards for more specialized periodic kilns, which are heated up to 2,000[degrees]F, then left to cool for several days.

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