Regenerative furnace

(Metal.) a furnace having a regenerator in which gas used for fuel, and air for supporting combustion, are heated; a Siemens furnace.

See also: Regenerative

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The museum is home to the world's first regenerative furnace - which radically improved glassmaking because it allowed production 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Dry distillation gas is divided into three parts: one part is send to regenerative furnace for heating, as cycle coal gas of the retort furnace; another part is as the fuel of regenerative furnace; and the rest supplies for gas boiler.
With the funding, Ryobi plans to replace its oldest cold air burner furnace with a larger regenerative furnace, which will reduce natural gas usage by 79,000 Btu, providing a cost savings of $600,000 per year.
A fully automatic Batch Plant feeds one Heavy oil fired, end-fired regenerative furnace to melt soda lime flint and green glass.
The plant is fitted with Cross-Fired Regenerative Furnaces, and Rockware says the council "erred in law" when it accepted they were BAT-compliant.
The direct reduction process deploys a range of equipment, including pot furnaces, reverberatory furnaces, regenerative furnaces, shaft furnaces, retort furnaces, stationary or rotary kilns, etc.
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