gate conveyor

gate conveyor

[′gāt kən‚vā·ər]
(mining engineering)
A conveyor that carries coal from one source or face only, that is, from a single-unit or double-unit face.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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By utilizing a gate conveyor in every induction line, products are automatically diverted to either the upper or lower sorter.
From here products are guided into four queues of units by dividers on a subsequent gate conveyor. Finally the units are stacked into four stacks of three, or two six packs, before being dispensed into the wrapper infeed.
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