flight conveyor

flight conveyor

[′flīt kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor in which paddles, attached to single or double strands of chain, drag or push pulverized or granulated solid materials along a trough. Also known as drag conveyor.
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The replacement dishwasher installed was a 2015 "best-in-class" high-temperature flight conveyor dishwasher with 4 blower dryers, two wash tanks and, at 41 ft (12.5 m), the largest dishwasher monitored.
* a flight conveyor chain link cost $50, but was made for $7.75, an 85% savings;
It is driven by a 21-hp, water-cooled diesel engine that powers the gutter brushes and a bar flight conveyor fitted with alloy steel tines.
until it connects to a multi-lane, under-and-over, roller flight conveyor. The double-wide upper unit is designed with flexibility to take the drums to any of the three lathes, while the lower portion handles takeaway.
The popcorn travels up a flight conveyor into a feed hopper, which releases it into a conveyor that feeds the packaging lines.
This usually takes the form of a screw or flight conveyor or bucket elevator.
The 4,000-J (about 3,000 ft-lb) blow-energy impactor is located on the guide rail of a reciprocating flight conveyor running the length of the panel and supports itself with a guide shoe on the conveyor front edge.

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