Crocker, Burton B. Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Rotary kiln
- Shaft kiln
- Newer lime kilns
- Kilns for formed ceramic products
- Lumber and tobacco kilns
- Pollution control
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A device or enclosure to provide thermal processing of an article or substance in a controlled temperature environment or atmosphere, often by direct firing, but occasionally by convection or radiation heat transfer. Kilns are used in many different industries, and the type of device called a kiln varies with the industry.
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