transfer chute

transfer chute

[′tranz·fər ‚shüt]
(engineering)
A chute used at a transfer point in a conveyor system; the chute is designed with a curved base or some other feature so that the load be discharged in a centralized stream and in the same direction as the receiving conveyor.
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The rock is discharged through a transfer chute onto Conveyor 1, travelling up the 1,300-ft.
Interchangeable transfer chute sections allow the owner to safely remove sections of the chutes so that liner replacement and general chute maintenance can be conducted in their maintenance shop rather than in confined spaces in the transfers.
The bulk bag is untied through an access door in the product transfer chute directly under the discharger.
The lower portion of the transfer chute is designed to discharge the material well within the protection of the tubular enclosure and between the loading skirts of the shiploader conveyor.
Riegger adds, "If the two-sided disc offering from the SD Alliance becomes the format of choice, only a slight modification to the mold and take-out transfer chute would be necessary.
The dual transfer chute system that loads the GLC1 conveyor is a 7- to 8-m (approximately 25-ft.
Production losses from a blocked transfer chute can cost thousands of dollars per hour.
Tenders are invited for Design, Manufacture & supply with erection of banana type modular chute for conveyor bc-108 to bc-109 and transfer chute for bc 112 for chp-ii, Khaperkheda tps.
Martin Engineering used high-performance air cannons to help the Hunter Cement Plant in New Braunfels, Texas, prevent material backup due to a clogging transfer chute.
Also contributing to the air cleaner's smaller footprint is a modified transfer chute, with modular hood-and-spoon components to better manage material flow, and a stilling zone to reduce turbulence.
A major cement manufacturer in South America was experiencing transfer chute plugging with a highly cohesive limestone and clay mixture.
The new transfer chute is designed to make the ore flow in the same direction and at the same speed as the belt.