Wet vs dry bottom ash handling compared: one plant's experience - Modern Power Systems - bottom ash removal

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More modern systems adopt a continuous removal a water bath below the furnace which quenches hot ash as it falls.

Traditionally, bottom ash has been handled in a wet condition via established technologies such as impounded hoppers or submerged.

The MAC® (Magaldi Ash Cooler) is a unique system for dry extraction, air cooling and mechanical handling of bottom ash from pulverized coal-fired boilers.