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accumulator

any plant, such as a nitrogen fixer, which enriches the habitat with nutrients.
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"The surge drum will act as a holding tank for the cooling systems refrigeration which will help keep the existing system running with efficiency.
Once the plant room was safe to enter, a plan was put in place to transfer liquid between the surge drums and fit a replacement valve.
The flooded circuit is fitted with a gravity surge drum vessel to provide overfeed liquid to the evaporator and also to separate the returned two-phase flow mixture from the evaporator to enable dry gas return to the compressor.
If the system has a receiver vessel on the low pressure side, such as a surge drum or accumulator, then the water will collect in the vessel and will be pumped around the evaporator.
It comprises two low temperature C[O.sub.2] compressors and surge drum, supplying liquid C[O.sub.2] to coldstores and blast freezers.