What is a Hoffman kiln and how it works?

hoffman kiln_civilengineer.co.inQues:What is a Hoffman kiln and how it works?

Answer : It is generally circular in shape but may also be rectangular . It has 8 to 24 chamber with a climney at the centre.Each chamber has a doorway. At the top of each chamber are holes with covers and provided to feed fuel.

It is continuous kiln which works in all season. In this when chamber 1 is loaded, the burnt up bricks in chamber 2are unloaded , cooling is in process in chamber 3-6 and the fuel in chamber 7-8 is burning. Hot gases coming from burning section pass through the raw bricks loaded in chamber 9-12 which helps in drying them before burning. It can provided 20000 bricks per day. I has a low fuel cost.

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Hello, My self Neelmani, A Civil Engineer. Presently I am working with Indian Railway. An Affiliate Member of ASCE "American Society of Civil Engineers". B.Tech in Civil Engineering from MIT Muzaffarpur and Diploma in Railway from IPWE as well as Civil Engineering from Govt. Polytechnic Muzaffarpur.

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