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auger

(ô`gər): see drilldrill,
tool used to create a hole, usually in some hard substance, by its rotary or hammering action. Many different tools make up the drill family. The awl is a pointed instrument used for piercing small holes.
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auger

[′ȯ·gər]
(design engineering)
A wood-boring tool that consists of a shank with spiral channels ending in two spurs, a central tapered feed screw, and a pair of cutting lips.
A large augerlike tool for boring into soil.

auger

1. A hand-held carpenter’s tool for boring holes in wood, similar to, but larger than, a gimlet; has a long steel bit usually not larger than 1 in. (25 mm) in diameter.
2. A rotary drill, usually powered, for cutting circular holes in earth or rock.

auger

1. a hand tool with a bit shaped like a corkscrew, for boring holes in wood
2. a larger tool of the same kind for boring holes in the ground
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Available in two models, the Star Auger 100 includes a 23 quart (28L) hopper with a fill range of 0.
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Because of the material handling characteristics of most of the ingredients to be used, auger type feeders are required.
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By offering a complete line of 8", 10", 12" and 14" diameter Commercial Top Drive Augers as well as Commercial Swing and Galvanized Commercial Swing Drive Augers in lengths from 56 feet to over 120 feet, we are further demonstrating our continued leadership in the niche agricultural machinery and equipment sector.
Featuring automatic feed back adjustment (you can place the finished package on a scale to be checked-weighed) the Star Auger will adjust the auger screw automatically to stabilize any weight deviations.
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