chop-type feeder

chop-type feeder

[′chäp‚tīp ‚fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Device for semicontinuous feed of solid materials to a process unit, with intermittent opening and closing of a hopper gate (bottom closure) by a control arm actuated by an eccentric cam.
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