rotary feeder


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rotary feeder

[′rōd·ə·rē ′fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Device in which a rotating element or vane discharges powder or granules at a predetermined rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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