mass-flow bin

mass-flow bin

[′mas ¦flō ‚bin]
(engineering)
A bin whose hopper walls are sufficiently steep and smooth to cause flow of all the solid, without stagnant regions, whenever any solid is withdrawn.
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Magma is studying the feasibility of converting the dry-charge bin to a mass-flow bin and replacing the drag-chain system with a mass-feeder weighing system.