Heating, Air Conditioning, Sheet Metal Contractor Volume 12

Heating, Air Conditioning, Sheet Metal Contractor Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...cu. ft. of space and the equipment installed the American Warming & Ventilating Co., Elmira, the molds are poured necessitatesan indirect system of The building contains something less than VIEV IN FOUNDRY SHOWING WARM-AIR DISTRIBUTING SYSTEM VITI-I ONE SET OF AIR HEATERS BACK OF SECOND OUTLET N. Y., in a local foundry. As the building heated contains approximately 3, o0o,00o cu. ft. of space, this naturally is a fan blast system. The foundry is 130 x 600 ft., with a height of 50 ft. in the bay and about 30 ft. at the side walls. These walls are brick for a height of about 7 ft. above which the entire surface is heavy glass, with pivoted sash frequently placed for ventilation at seasons when the fan is not in use. The quick removal of the vapor, smoke and gas when handles 120,000 cu. ft. of air per minute, so that the air in the entire building can be changed in 20 min. When. the fans are kept in operation during the pouring ofi time, the smoke, gas and vapors are removed so quickly that there is seldom that fogginess which is characteristics of foundries when the heat is being poured. The winter of 1920-1921 was the first for the operation of this plant, although it was planned and its ereclion started during the period when war prices were still being met. There is no plant for the completion of products in connection with this foundry, as the main manufacturing plant is in another city, and the castings niade here are shipped to it. In consequence, there is no power plant with a surplus of exhaust steam for blast heating. Under such circumstances a blast steam heating plant would have involved the installation of the necessary boilers to generate steam, as well as the banks of radiators or blast heaters in addition to the fan and...show more

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  • Paperback | 578 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,021g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802896
  • 9781236802897