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gravity feed

[′grav·əd·ē ‚fēd]
(engineering)
Movement of materials from one location to another using the force of gravity.

gravity feed

Said of a chute that transports waste materials, soiled linen, etc., from one level of a building to another by the force of gravity.
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Rentricity is now entertaining inquiries from the dairy, chemical, oil and gas industry, pharmaceutical and food processing industry; all large users of gravity-fed water with corporate sustainability objectives.
ZeroWater is the only gravity-fed filtration system to match the TDS levels found in Purified Bottled Water.
As dry or moist bulk solid material is gravity-fed into the feed inlet, a feed screw redirects it into the cylindrical sifting chamber.
The DXBG Bench Dispenser allows the A & B components of flowable adhesives to be gravity-fed from separate, refillable 2-gallon containers through an integral DX dispenser.
It was fully automatic smoothbore, fired from a can of Freon and had a 3,000 round gravity-fed magazine.
Research has shown that incontinence accidents occur in more than 85% of showers, but the Melanie unit comes equipped with a simple, yet effective combination of gravity-fed and battery-powered pumps to address this concern.
The company also operates a gravity-fed shear and bales and briquettes nonferrous materials at its Spencer yard.
Uses oxidizing colorant, released into a 2,000-pound capacity gravity-fed colorant infeed hopper.
A new gravity-fed merchandiser called the Super Shipper is currently available from Patrick Cudahy Inc.
There are gravity-fed products on the market, but Richard's invention is the first design to use a pump, the 250-strong audience at last night's awards ceremony was told.
As material is gravity-fed into the unit, rotating helical paddles continuously propel the material against the cylindrical screen, and accelerate them through the apertures.
This feed rate can be controlled with a gravity-fed gate or a vibratory feeder.