slot dozing

slot dozing

[′slät ‚dōz·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of moving large quantities of material with a bulldozer using the same path for each trip so that the spillage from the sides of the blade builds up along each side; afterward all material pushed into the slot is retained in front of the blade.
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Two selectable working modes also are available: E supplies speed and power for general dozing, leveling and spreading applications while saving up to 10% fuel; P mode suits slot dozing, ripping or other applications where greater engine power is needed.