sieve fraction

sieve fraction

[′siv ‚frak·shən]
(engineering)
That portion of solid particles which pass through a standard sieve of given number and is retained by a finer sieve of a different number.
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The analyzer shakes and taps samples with the same stroke and frequency of manual shakers and then automatically classifies and weighs each sieve fraction, calculates and stores weight values, and reports the data to a computer.
conveying of only one specific sieve fraction, as well as exactly set amounts of bead assistants).
Figure 4 shows the percent MB clay in each sieve fraction.
Percent MB clay content of UWMS sieve fractions could be gained more easily from larger samples;
Bisdom EBA, Dekker LW, Schoute JFTh (1993) Water repellency of sieve fractions from sandy soils and relationships with organic material and soil structure.
Table 1: 2002-2003 AV-1 Diamond Sieve Fractions Total Sample Sieve Size in millimetres Diamonds Weight (Total Number of Diamonds) Recov- (kg) ered +0.