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Domestic Coal Stoker Construction

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Domestic Coal Stoker Construction

Although there are variations in the type and design of domestic stokers, the general features are much the same. An elementary stoker is shown in Figures 3-5 and 3-6, which gives the essentials and the names of parts. These parts may be listed as follows: 1. Retort. 2. Fan. 3. Motor. 4. Transmission. 5. Air …

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Stoker Firing

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Stoker Firing

A stoker is a mechanical device designed and constructed to automatically feed fuel to a furnace. Stokers are used in commercial, industrial, and domestic heating systems. Their use results in more efficient combustion owing to constant instead of intermittent firing. According to the ASHRAE Guide (1960), coal stokers can be divided on the basis of …

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