gravity wheel conveyor

gravity wheel conveyor

[′grav·əd·ē ‚wel kən′vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A downward-sloping conveyor trough with closely spaced axle-mounted wheel units on which flat-bottomed containers or objects are conveyed from point to point by gravity pull.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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