tail house

tail house

[′tāl ‚hau̇s]
(chemical engineering)
An installation in a refinery containing a look box, facilities for sampling, and controls for diverting the products to storage tanks or to other locations in the refinery for further processing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The take-up tower at the tail houses the vertical take-up and belt storage and optimises tile dynamic behaviour of the installation.
Positrons flow through the tip portion and x rays through the shaft, while the tail houses a special "getter" strip that functions as an auxiliary vacuum pump.