horizontal auger

horizontal auger

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′ȯg·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotary drill, usually powered by a gasoline engine, for making horizontal blasting holes in quarries and opencast pits.
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This included a horizontal auger over the top of the hopper and provided the convenient choice of either bagging the grain or loading the hopper.
STF Group will present the next generation of its polygonal vertical and horizontal auger combination.
* Horizontal Auger Boring and Pipe Ramming School--Planning, design, construction of conventional pipe jacking and horizontal auger boring, along with pipe ramming.
Liquids are handled by a variable speed pump while the powder is metered via a horizontal auger. Both are adjusted automatically by the control system to match the product flow rate measured by the Weighwright conveyor.
Horizontal auger boring has long been the standard method for West Virginians to lay steel casing in these tough soils.
The speed reducer drives the horizontal auger, which measures 40 inches in diameter and moves up to 1000 tons per hour.
Learn about the planning, design and construction of conventional pipe jacking, horizontal auger boring and pipe ramming.
Material then can flow easily through an oversized opening at the bottom to a horizontal auger that feeds the mixing chamber.
* Horizontal Auger Boring School--Planning, design, construction of conventional pipe jacking and horizontal auger boring.
Designed for simplicity and ease of use, this horizontal auger feeder can be set for local manual speed control or can be synchronized to follow the extruder speed or run in stop/start mode for an injection machine.
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