Agitator


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agitator

[′aj·ə‚tād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for keeping liquids and solids in liquids in motion by mixing, stirring, or shaking.

Agitator

 

the twice-monthly magazine of the Central Committee of the CPSU, with a circulation of more than 1 million in 1969. Founded in 1923, it was originally the organ of the Central Committee of the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik), the Moscow Committee of the RCP (Bolshevik), and the Chief Political Educational Committee and was called Pamiatka agitatora (Agitator’s Memorandum). In 1925 it became Sputnik agitatora (Agitator’s Companion). From 1925 to 1936 it came out in two editions, an urban and a rural one. In 1956 the Central Committee of the CPSU saw the need to raise Agitator’s circulation to 300,000.

The magazine treats questions of internal and external policies of the CPSU and the Soviet government, summarizes the results of mass political work, and publishes information about the political, economic, and cultural life of the country and its international situation. It prints materials to aid ideological cadres and Party departments, popularizes advanced methods of labor in industry and agriculture, and gives advice and answers to readers’ questions. Agitator also provides book lists, critical and bibliographical articles, and reference materials.

A. S. RUD’

agitator

1. A mechanical device used to mix a liquid contained in a vessel.
2. A device for maintaining plasticity and preventing segregation of mixed concrete by agitation.
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The Global Portable Industrial Agitator Market has been analyzed in detail to gain an understanding of the competitive landscape, key regional status, and recent trends noted in the relevant industry.
The pictured PVM-1500 features three independently driven agitators: a screw auger, a high-speed disperser and a three-wing anchor agitator.
* Agitator--Hard metal agitator keeps heavy solids from settling and allows them to be pumped away.
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Prior to cleaning, the Alfa Laval BladeClean is inserted into the bottom of the tank and is activated at 2 bar (30 psi) and higher, causing a cone of water jets up to 7.6 meters (25 feet) to spray upward at the underside of the tank agitator blades.
Prior to cleaning the Alfa Laval BladeClean is inserted into the bottom of the tank and is activated at 2 bar (30 psi) and higher, causing a cone of water jets up to 7.6 m (25') to spray upward at the underside of the tank agitator blades.
Hinged Teflon scrapers mounted to the anchor agitator are contoured to match the vessel sidewall and dished-shape bottom.
An air/oil hydraulic lift raises and lowers the agitator into the vessel.
Remove the agitator cap by prying up around the outer edge with a small flat-blade screwdriver.
However, problems associated with this approach include potential issues of solids settling out, increased agitator bog risk and significantly higher agitation power requirements.
EagleBurgmann has shipped the largest agitator seal (480 mm shaft size) for use in a new PTA (pure terephthalic acid) plant in China.
Connolly saw a plaque honouring William West while performing in Bournemouth and was intrigued by the description of West as "a farmer and agitator".