pellet mill


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pellet mill

[‚pel·ət ‚mil]
(mechanical engineering)
Device for injecting particulate, granular or pasty feed into holes of a roller, then compacting the feed into a continuous solid rod to be cut off by a knife at the periphery of the roller.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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