granular material


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granular material

Gravels, sands, or silts which exhibit no characteristics of cohesiveness or plasticity; more permeable than cohesive or plastic soils.
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The aim of the big bag connection system is dust free discharging of big bags filled with either powder or granular material which may be of various sizes.
The Kason model XO-B CENTRI-SIFTER centrifugal sifter can scalp more than 100 tons per hr of dry or moist powders or granular material, and de-lump materials that tend to ball or agglomerate.
Granular material is widely distributed in nature and is especially relevant in the geotechnical engineering field; it includes landslide deposits, granular soil (fine-grained soil or coarse-grained soil), filling/construction material used for earth-rock dams, and other applications [1-3].
Through the analysis, the partial pavements (Figures 1 and 2) were selected to investigate the influence of granular material on pavement performance under traffic loading.
Brig Ashfaq Maitla informed the CM that 100 percent work had been completed regarding cleaving and Grubbing, Compaction of Natural Ground and Granular Material Platform.
Other valves on the stand will be a GL 200 rotary valve which is part of the standard range of DMN valves for handling granular material, and a DL 200 rotary valve representing the entry-level range of rotary valves.
It can process up to 100 lb/hr of dry, granular material, while requiring no floor space.
When air is sucked out of the manipulator, the granular material inside the gripper vacuum packs around an object.
Typical uses include air and liquid transfer, granular material and abrasive powder lines, cable jacketing, insulation sleeves and petroleum product transfer.
In experiments, the granular material made of titanium, oxygen and other substances removed more than 99 percent of radioactive cesium and strontium from the body of water 3,000 times as large as its mass and achieved similar results with seawater.
For example, acceptable scrap caused by irregularly melted granular material can be detected and sorted during the manufacturing process.