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chain grate


a type of mechanical stoker for a furnace, in which the grate consists of an endless chain that draws the solid fuel into the furnace as it rotates


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chain coral, chain drive, chain fern, chain gang, chain gear, chain grate, chain letter, chain lightning, chain locker, chain mail, chain measure
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Examples from the Web for chain grate

  • That most usually employed is known as the “chain-grate” stoker.

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