reciprocating-plate feeder

reciprocating-plate feeder

[ri′sip·rə‚kād·iŋ ¦plāt ′fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A back-and-forth shaking tray used to feed abrasive materials, such as pulverized coal, into process units.
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