bottom dump

bottom dump

[′bäd·əm ‚dəmp]
(engineering)
A construction wagon with movable gates in the bottom to allow vertical discharge of its contents.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The XL Bottom Dump design is durable, owing to gate and reinforced sidewalls of 3/16-in.
Reliable operates 60 Class 8 tractors--the majority haul pneumatic double trailers loaded with dry cement, while others are hooked to bottom dump trailers for aggregate.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Travis manufactures all-aluminum trailers, including end dump, bottom dump and transfer trailers, as well as several specialty application trailers.
The New Big Brute Fork lift bottom dump machines for wet and dry use are all shown in action.
Makers of off-highway truck haulage systems including specialty bodies, water tanks, tailgates, load ejectors, bottom dump trailers, rear eject bodies, container handling systems and tarp covers.
A hydraulic excavator, due to the fact that its geometry is able to move in three levels and also due to the bottom dump shovel, is able to clear the loading position for dump trucks or to sort out boulders from the rock pile.
Big Brutes cope with swarfs; suds, machine oils, heavy weights and offer easy bottom dump emptying directly into waste skips.
In 1975, Goodbary Engineering produced the first two-axle, four-tyre, diesel-electric unitised bottom dump at 130 t, and later units at 170 t.
The machines are digging the heavy clay-like overburden, which has a loose density of up to 2 t/[m.sup.3], and are fitted with 13.5 [m.sup.3] bottom dump face shovels.

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