tamping roller

tamping roller

[′tamp·iŋ ′rō·lər]
(design engineering)

sheepsfoot roller, tamping roller

A self-propelled or towed drum-like roller with projecting studs that penetrate the surface of the ground; used to obtain deep compaction of fill material; esp. effective for compaction of clay soils. (See illustration p. 880.)
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Placing the fiber on metallic rods and pass through the rollers of machine and saturant tub ensuring complete wetting (65% fiber volume fraction) of fibers), and wrapping (Wrapping the fiber sheet to structural element at desired orientation using tamping roller to avoid any air voids etc.
Placing the fiber on metallic rods and pass through the rollers of machine and saturant tub ensuring complete wetting (65% fiber volume fraction) of fibers and wrapping (Wrapping the fiber sheet to structural element at desired orientation using tamping roller to avoid any air voids etc.
For example, the alternate high and low pressure points of tamping rollers cause a kneading action, which is essential in heavy clay type soils to rearrange the soil particles into a tighter, more dense mass.