elutriator


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elutriator

[ē′lü·trē‚ad·ər]
(engineering)
An apparatus used to separate suspended solid particles according to size by the process of elutriation.
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Indeed, in later trial runs and research, his modified elutriator consistently reduced the machine's water use by nearly 13 percent, or 50 gallons per hour, mainly by recycling the water.
Since it did not contain hard opaque lumps in addition to the fibrous matter, no separation trials were performed on the separator or the elutriator.
After the elutriator, the resin was distributed to the storage silos using a 300-ft-long, 115-ft-high, dense-phase conveying system.
3] subsample of soil from each replication was dissolved in 500 mL of water and run through a semiautomatic elutriator (Univ.
Roots were separated from soil using a hydropneumatic elutriator, then separated manually into diameter classes of [less than]2 and 2-5 mm.
Roots were washed out of the soil with the help of a hydropneumatic elutriator, built and operated according to the description by Smucker et al.
A semi-automatic elutriator was used to extract nematodes from the soil samples (Byrd et al.
Sterling Systems has enhanced its elutriator to provide higher-efficiency separation of paper, fiber, foam, fines, or streamers from plastic flake or pellets.
an elutriator (paper separator); a new hydrocyclone to separate PET from PE; standard Powerflight extruder from Egan Machinery Div.
New devices for ensuring the purity of materials moving in bulk have been introduced by Coperion, including an extended range of separators and elutriators (air separators) for the cleaning and dedusting of bulk materials and the RotorCheck--which protects both rotary valves and product from metal contamination.
Systems include centralized granulation, negative-pressure regrind conveying, fines separation systems including elutriators, as well as PET drying and crystallizing equipment.
United's 12,000-sq-ft reclaim plant includes a large Vecoplan ReTech shredder, a Cumberland granulator, and three elutriators (air separators) from Sterling Elutriation in Forest, Va.