drag chain

drag chain

[′drag ‚chān]
(engineering)
A chain dragged along the ground from a motor vehicle chassis to prevent the accumulation of static electricity.
A chain for coupling rail cars.
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In light of the Whole Foods deal, I suppose acquiring a drag chain isn't the only option for Bezos.
ProLink mechanical dragline chain link from ESCO is designed to reduce costs by extending the service life of a mine's hoist and drag chain.
Offering 3,000-pound capacity per zone, the new DCEZD-62 and DCEZD-63 two- and three-strand drag chain horizontal conveyor models by Hytrol are engineered for medium-duty, zero-pressure accumulation.
The System Marathon drag chain equipment now available from M BUTTKEREIT can reportedly accommodate overall horizontal travel distances in excess of 200 metres.
Schwenk Zement KG replaced its old drag chain conveyor line with a modern pipe conveyor from Beumer Group.
15m being won from Allseas in the Netherlands for the supply of all hoses and drag chain systems on the prestigious Pieter Schelte the world's largest offshore floating facility.
Other options include high flex cables for use with drag chain and robots.
A new pneumatic conveying system to replace the current drag chain conveyors is to be installed in the next week and is expected to improve both the quality performance and operability of the product end of the Plant.
Spiroflow Systems, a worldwide leader in bulk materials handling equipment, today announced its acquisition of Dynamet, a Michigan based manufacturer of bulk materials handling equipment with over three decades of experience in the industry, Dynamet designs and manufactures a full range of powder handling equipment including tubular drag chain conveyors, flexible screw conveyors, bulk bag unloaders, manual dump bag stations and pneumatic tilt tables for a variety of industries including food, chemical, pharmaceutical, packaging, and plastics.
For static control or ESD/Cleanroom applications, six dedicated models feature six grounding points, ESD glides, a brass drag chain, and ESD polyurethane seats and backs with surface resistance of 108 ohms.
A complete Flexible Conduit System, including Super-Flex corrugated conduit for robotics and drag chain applications is also described.
The updated machine incorporates a large drag chain in-feed conveyor with pusher attachments (other feed systems are available) along with a pivoted roll with variable speed and pressure.