apron conveyor

apron conveyor

[′ā·prən kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor used for carrying granular or lumpy material and consisting of two strands of roller chain separated by overlapping plates, forming the carrying surface, with sides 2-6 inches (5-15 centimeters) high.
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Sherbrooke designs systems using its welded Z-pan apron conveyor, which meters material on to a General Kinematics finger screen.
The double-beaded apron conveyor offers better containment of materials and easier maintenance, Poplawski says.
Bryan Sinram, Sherbrooke's vice president, says its all-steel apron conveyor is used in loading and infeed applications.
After clipping the core into the bath, the KR 500 lifts it out again and transfers it to the apron conveyor of the drying furnace.
After dipping the core into the bath, the robot lifts it out and transfers it to the apron conveyor of the drying furnace.
General Kinematics' all new dry slag cooling conveyor eliminates popcorn slag, pans, and apron conveyors.
Following the first cut, heavy-duty apron conveyors elevate and transfer material to a trommel and picking platform.
General Kinematics all new dry slag cooling conveyor eliminates popcorn slag, pans and apron conveyors.