- an opening through which the blast of air enters a blast furnace, cupola, forge, or the like, to facilitate combustion.
Origin of tuyère
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Historical Examples of tuyere
The tuyere for a furnace-blast found at Fasagh (see illustration) is another evidence of that skill.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
The harder the air is driven into the fire above the tuyere the more oxygen is furnished and the hotter the fire becomes.
Directly below the tuyere is an opening through which the ashes that drop from the fire may be cleaned out.
The steam enters through the tubulure, A, and finds its way around the periphery of a tuyere, D.
The air necessary for the combustion is sucked through the interior of the nozzle, H, which is in front of the tuyere.
- a water-cooled nozzle through which air is blown into a cupola, blast furnace, or forge