feeder-breaker

feeder-breaker

[¦fēd·ər ¦brāk·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A unit that breaks and feeds ore or crushed rock to a materials-handling system at a required rate.
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The feeder-breaker is then bolted onto the structural-steel foundation.
The better fragmentation has reduced primary breakage costs by lowering feeder-breaker maintenance costs by 50%.
A basic move was to eliminate truck haulage and transport ore direct from the face to feeder-breakers (Stamler) using 8 [yd.sup.3] Wagner and 7 [yd.sup.3] JCI LHDs.