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centrifugal

1. acting, moving, or tending to move away from a centre
2. of, concerned with, or operated by centrifugal force
3. Botany (esp of certain inflorescences) developing outwards from a centre
4. Physiol another word for efferent
5. any device that uses centrifugal force for its action
6. the rotating perforated drum in a centrifuge

centrifugal

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl]
(mechanics)
Acting or moving in a direction away from the axis of rotation or the center of a circle along which a body is moving.
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Pellet production rates range from lab scale to 15 tons per hour and centrifugal dryer capacities accommodate up to 100 t/h.
External diameter of the mould, mm 1800 Height of the mould, mm 1200 Total load on the faceplate, kg up to 12 000 Nominal frequency of rotation, 1/min 1500 Frequency of rotation of the mould, 1/min 80-800 Power of the electric drive, kW 110 Weight of the casting, kg up to 3000 Weight of the centrifugal machine, kg 4950
The metal is introduced at one end of the mold and caused to flow by centrifugal action throughout the mold length.
In the technical literature, the values of the centrifugal moments are calculated by the "classical" method, by integration (Teodorescu, 2007; Hibbeler, 2009), or by studying the vibrations of the system (Belyakov & Seiranyan, 2008).
The new TRA 500 series is designed to offer interchangeability with the major brands of centrifugal pumps to provide cost-effective drop-in replacement, but with important additional benefits like stainless steel flange adaptors, integral inlet/outlet in the housing, polished exterior surfaces and a single size of seal fitting all models up to 30HP.
The 24 inch sanitary stainless steel Centrifugal Impact Mill Model ClM-24-SS provides coarse to fine grinding (325 mesh) of friable materials into controlled particle sizes, as well as lump breaking and conditioning of fibrous materials.
The low profile Centri-Sifter centrifugal screener with integral bag dump station removes oversize contaminants and de-lumps manually dumped bulk materials.
As the ball moves around the loop, two forces act on it: a centrifugal force, which pushes the ball [outward] and against the ramp, and gravity, which pulls it down," says Raymond Penner, a physicist at Malaspina University-College in British Columbia.
There are a range of different compressor designs for mechanically driven superchargers but it is the centrifugal compressor, the same design as most turbochargers, that is the most efficient when the engine is at full load.
The centrifugal force, which pushes a person outward on a carousel, also pushes outward any objects in the rotating coordinate system.
The NBC centrifugal fan, NSN 4140-01-23H-8170, that's used on many shelters doesn't have much protection from the elements.