retarding conveyor

retarding conveyor

[ri′tärd·iŋ kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Any type of conveyor used to restrain the movement of bulk materials, packages, or objects where the incline is such that the conveyed material tends to propel the conveying medium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.