Steam Main Jargon Buster

Jacketed pan

A heating vessel used to heat its contents via a steel jacket. The jacket contains the heat medium such as steam, which surrounds the heat transfer area containing the contents.


A measure of work, energy, and quantity of heat. The Joule is the work down when the point of application of a force of 1 Newton is displaced through a distance of 1 meter in the direction of the force.

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