skip hoist

skip hoist

[′skip ‚hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
A basket, bucket, or open car mounted vertically or on an incline on wheels, rails, or shafts and hoisted by a cable; used to raise materials. Also known as skip.
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Users can work with combinations of aggregate bins and cement silos, dry plant or with mixer, and method of aggregate transfer-by conveyor, conveyor and holding hopper, or skip hoist.
Skip hoist systems need to accelerate the materials to high speeds which result in power peaks and therefore in higher investments for energy supply.
The three were replacing a bushing on the side of a skip hoist in the production shaft when a large chunk of salt fell and struck them.
The company's skip hoist conveyor, an auxiliary unit for its Techni-Mix, Maxi-Mix and other mixers, is designed to carry a finished batch of rubber compound from a tilt mixer to the next process station, such as a two-roll mill or dump extruder.
A COMPANY was fined pounds 15,000 yesterday after an employee had part of his hand severed in a skip hoist.
The producer subcontracted cast-in-place concrete work, from foundation slab to below-grade skip hoist pit and a drive-over grizzly-fed bunker.
The first stage of production from the KUJ1356 level is based on three groups of shafts, each comprising four ore passes, two train sets, a crusher and a skip hoist, as well as all media and automation needed to keep the level running.
weigh and skip hoist conveyors, oil injection units); and availability of used and rebuilt mixers in a variety of sizes and brands.
Tubs also may be emptied into the skip hoist of the tumble blast unit.
Enterprise Precast's Texas ramp up extended to six months due to plant equipment lead times and foundation work that included a skip hoist and aggregate bin pit.
The rope leading from the hoist in the headframe runs over a diverter sheave in the drive station and is led over two double-groove traction sheaves and a further diverter sheave to the second skip hoist (See Figure 5).