flow slide

flow slide

[′flō ‚slīd]
(geology)
A slide of waterlogged material in which the slip surface is not well defined.

flow slide

The failure of a sloped bank of soil in which the soil movement does not take place along a well-defined surface of sliding.
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There are five models handling a maximum of 3000kg/hr with up to six metering stations as standard using free flow slide gates for the main ingredients and high accuracy, variable speed vibratory and screw feeders with positive shut-off for minor ingredients.
This manufacturer introduces a new gravity flow slide gate that is as robust as the the company's Aggregate Gate, but has the superior dust-tight seal of the its Roller Gate.
The robust, gravity flow slide gate is ideal for materials, such as minerals and metal powders, up to 400 F (204 C).
Liquefaction-induced flow slide in the collapsible loess deposit in Soviet Tajik", Soils and Foundations, Vol.