Pan-American jig

Pan-American jig

[¦pan ə¦mer·ə·kən ′jig]
(mining engineering)
Mineral jig developed to treat alluvial sands; the jig cell is pulsated vertically on a flexible diaphragm seated above the stationary hutch.
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Pan-American jig. Individuals continued to try to improve the action and simplify jigs.
The Pro Pulse unit has many of the same features as a Pan-American jig, with three exceptions.
It was developed in the 1940s by Dorr-Oliver as a supplement to the Pan-American Jig. It is now produced by a number of manufacturers.
Pan-American jigs of one compartment can be supplied, but most are of two compartments called duplex units.
Pan-American jigs are also rectangular but are pulsated vertically by a rubber diaphragm on the bottom.
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