ribbon conveyor

ribbon conveyor

[′rib·ən kən′vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A type of screw conveyor which has an open space between the shaft and a ribbon-shaped flight, used for wet or sticky materials which would otherwise build up on the spindle.
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APEC has successfully used the Mistcoater with a twin screw ribbon conveyor in its lab setting to successfully apply a 25% sugar solution to toasted O's and corn flake cereal.