blast gate


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blast gate

[′blast ‚gāt]
(metallurgy)
A sliding plate in a cupola blast pipe to channel airflow in the proper proportion.
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This problem can be adjusted and corrected by the blast gate located between the dust collector and the separator.
The test also indicates whether adjustments are required in the abrasive separator blast gate to the ventilating system, or to the metering system in the automatic abrasive replenisher.
Energy efficient: ramp down of motors when no material is present, dust control blast gates
Ecogate won for the Ecogate dust collection gate system, a computerized system that closes blast gates for machinery that is not operating and regulates the power of the dust collector, thus saving energy.
Most times, this can be attained by moving the blast gates on the back of the separator.