Dump Car

dump car

[′dəmp ‚kär]
(mechanical engineering)
Any of several types of narrow-gage rail cars with bodies which can easily be tipped to dump material.

Dump Car

 

an open railroad car with a rectangular-shaped body and a pneumatic unloading device. A dump car is tilted to one side or the other when freight is unloaded, and the side is opened or raised at the same time. Dump cars are used mainly for hauling ore and loose building materials on the ground of large enterprises. Dump cars have a capacity of 40 to 80 tons.

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