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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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Our unique recreational town will now be enhanced with the installation of sustainable water technology taking advantage of the gravity-fed water from our pristine, surrounding Rocky Mountains
Falk's straightforward advice on topics like these -- for example, with gravity-fed systems, he writes, "Gravity is free, never sleeps, and doesn't break" -- comes with a warm, friendly tone that draws the reader in and offers assurance that even the largest project is manageable, and worthy of the effort.
A new, gravity-fed Chrono-Weigh E55 weigher with stainless steel contact parts has been supplied on a bespoke designed, double-level support framework: feedbin, valve bag filling spout and FIBC filling spout.
It is available in configurations for gravity-fed applications or continuous operation in-line with dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems, with screen cylinders of Nylon monofilament, woven wire, perforated plate or wedgewire screen.
The system comes in configurations for gravity-fed applications or continuous operation in-line with dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems, with screen cylinders of Nylon monofilament, woven wire, perforated plate or wedgewire screen.
The sloped sides of the hopper angle toward the hopper's discharge port, which can be joined to gravity-fed spouting or to an airlock and pneumatic line.
THE old gravity-fed ride made by Snowdonia's slate to Porthmadog was re-enacted for this Sunday's BBC Countryfile (May 16, 7.
With the help of a lid-opening station, the AGVs follow pre-installed strips of magnetic tape from the gravity-fed bin station to the dumping station.
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.
The gravity-fed Stanton toilet offers a "dual flush," meaning you can flush with 0.
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.