gravel pump

gravel pump

[′grav·əl ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A centrifugal pump with renewable impellers and lining, used to pump a mixture of gravel and water.
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As a result there was a 36% drop in the number of mines in operation in the gravel pump sector which accounts for 43% of total production.
On the Offshore licence (EPL 5/94), he recommends sampling of the target area employing a ship mounted Toyo gravel pump and a YT-12 jig.
Size gravel pumps (minimum) j: suction 12 inches, 10 inches stamping,
Svedala's St Austell casting operation produces wear components for slurry and gravel pumps as well as parts for rock crushing and screening equipment.
As previously announced, stripping of overburden will continue utilizing heavy equipment, including excavators and bulldozers while extraction of the alluvial zone will be accomplished utilizing high pressure water jets to "wash" the gold-bearing sands and gravels to gravel pumps for transport to the processing plant.