gathering arm loader


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gathering arm loader

[′gath·ə·riŋ ‚ärm ‚lōd·ər]
(mining engineering)
A machine for loading loose rock or coal; has a tractor-mounted chassis and carries a chain conveyor whose front end is built into a wedge-shaped blade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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