air separator

air separator

[¦er ‚sep·ə¦rād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device that uses an air current to separate a material from another of greater density or particles from others of greater size.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

air separator

An apparatus for separating ground-up materials pneumatically into various sizes.
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