drag chain

drag chain

[′drag ‚chān]
(engineering)
A chain dragged along the ground from a motor vehicle chassis to prevent the accumulation of static electricity.
A chain for coupling rail cars.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Finally, a drag chain covers the seed, and the rear wheel presses the soil around the seed to maximize the germination rate.
Depending on their need, customers can receive ScripTalk audible labels, Braille labels or ScripView large-print labels, the regional drag chain said.
Offering 3,000-pound capacity per zone, the new DCEZD-62 and DCEZD-63 two- and three-strand drag chain horizontal conveyor models by Hytrol are engineered for medium-duty, zero-pressure accumulation.
Offering 3,000-pound capacity per zone, the new DCEZD-62 and DCEZD-63 two- and three-strand drag chain horizontal conveyor models are engineered for medium-duty, zero-pressure accumulation.
The System Marathon drag chain equipment now available from M BUTTKEREIT can reportedly accommodate overall horizontal travel distances in excess of 200 metres.
Schwenk Zement KG replaced its old drag chain conveyor line with a modern pipe conveyor from Beumer Group.
Other options include high flex cables for use with drag chain and robots.
Spiroflow Systems, a worldwide leader in bulk materials handling equipment, today announced its acquisition of Dynamet, a Michigan based manufacturer of bulk materials handling equipment with over three decades of experience in the industry, Dynamet designs and manufactures a full range of powder handling equipment including tubular drag chain conveyors, flexible screw conveyors, bulk bag unloaders, manual dump bag stations and pneumatic tilt tables for a variety of industries including food, chemical, pharmaceutical, packaging, and plastics.
For static control or ESD/Cleanroom applications, six dedicated models feature six grounding points, ESD glides, a brass drag chain, and ESD polyurethane seats and backs with surface resistance of 108 ohms.
A complete Flexible Conduit System, including Super-Flex corrugated conduit for robotics and drag chain applications is also described.