V-bucket carrier

V-bucket carrier

[′vē ¦bək·ət ‚kar·ē·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor consisting of two strands of roller chain separated by V-shaped steel buckets; used for elevating and conveying nonabrasive materials, such as coal.
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