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fluidized beds

Bed of suspended particles (a powder or other solid particulate material) in an upward flow of air or other gas, behaving like a fluid. Effective in transferring heat or moisture between a gas and a solid, or in operating certain chemical reactions.
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  • fluid beds
  • fluidised beds
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