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Lead Pot and Dross Hood


Lead Pot and Dross Hood

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Lead Pot and Dross Hood

Lead pot with dross pot and hood. Keep work openings as small as practical. Doors advisable. Door for dross pan removable.

Design Criteria:

Q = 100 - 200 cfm/ft2 of opening plus volume of products of combustion.*
Duct velocity = 2,000 - 3,500 fpm for fume only.
Duct velocity = 4,200 - 4,500 fpm for transport of dust and fume.**
Entry loss = 0.50 VP
* Correct for temperature
** For horizontal runs, transport velocity is necessary.

Note: Separate flue required if combustion gases are not vented through the hoods.