transfer chute

transfer chute

[′tranz·fər ‚shüt]
(engineering)
A chute used at a transfer point in a conveyor system; the chute is designed with a curved base or some other feature so that the load be discharged in a centralized stream and in the same direction as the receiving conveyor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the optional version with secondary screen mounted, the oversize gradation return conveyor has been redesigned from the predecessor models, eliminating a vertical bend and integrating the transfer chute at the feed hopper.
The bulk bag is untied through an access door in the product transfer chute directly under the discharger.
The lower portion of the transfer chute is designed to discharge the material well within the protection of the tubular enclosure and between the loading skirts of the shiploader conveyor.
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The rock is discharged through a transfer chute onto Conveyor 1, travelling up the 1,300-ft.
The dual transfer chute system that loads the GLC1 conveyor is a 7- to 8-m (approximately 25-ft.) dead drop onto a troughed 600-mm (24-in.) wide belt.