bucket-wheel excavator


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bucket-wheel excavator

[′bək·ət ‚wēl ′ek·skə‚vād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A continuous digging machine used extensively in large-scale stripping and mining. Abbreviated BWE. Also known as rotary excavator.

bucket-wheel excavator

An excavating machine having a rotating wheel fitted with toothed-edged buckets; used to dig a layer of earth and load it onto a conveyor belt as the machine moves forward under its own power.
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