slackline cableway

slackline cableway

[′slak‚līn ′kā·bəl‚wā]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine, widely used in sand-and-gravel plants, employing an open-ended dragline bucket suspended from a carrier that runs upon a track cable, which can dig, elevate, and convey materials in one continuous operation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At the turn of the century, all of the following equipment was in wide use in the rock products industry: steam shovels; draglines; slackline cableways; drag scrapers; centrifugal pump, bucket ladder, and clamshell dredges; and hydraulicking.