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pulper

[′pəlp·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine that converts materials to pulp, for example, one that reduces paper waste to pulp.
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In the papermaking process, the pulper is responsible for breaking down the suspension of fibers extracted from the recovered paper and board.
The Coffee Pulper, on the other hand, can depulp coffee beans at a rate of 40 to 50 kilograms per day, which is more than twice faster using the manual method using hand-held tools.
Irrespectively of the way coffee is harvested--selectively, stripping or mechanically--the mechanical siphon and the screen pulper together allow for the selection of cherries according to their degree of maturation with a precision that human eyes and fingers cannot achieve.
No water or chemical pretreatment of the chips was done prior to placing the fibers into the Tornado pulper. The final consistency of the (fiber/(fiber + water)) mixture was 5.6 percent.
In a unique program, the supermarket stores and recycles cooking oil, which is turned into biodiesel and lubricants, and it uses a pulper to reduce waste in the produce department.
A severe-duty pulper drive is designed to prevent water from entering to extend its operating life.
Others are in the pulper,and they are legion, including some we saw congregated in Normandy.
Also, plastic scrim towels torment your shipmates in the pulper room because the plastic filament clogs up the system and the paper content does not process well in the shipboard Plastics Waste Processors.
"We had livestock and crops--potatoes, beets, wheat, barley, oats--and a pulper to grind turnips," Hannon remembers.
"It looks like red porridge!" he told a pulper eagerly, filling a carrier bag "as a souvenir".
Equipment will include a drum pulper, flotation machines, fine screening, high-density cleaners, and Combisorter.
To make poi, the students use an extra-large fruit pulper, which they purchased through Business-Education Partnership funds.