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screw auger

an auger having a helical outer surface suggesting a screw thread.
Origin of screw auger
1785-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These ingredients combined with water were mixed with a screw auger, and the material was then pelletized.
  • Shot blast media recovery system will be screw auger type only.
  • The water is spun out of the sludge as it is moved down the screw auger for final discharge.
  • The three types of processes are rotary dryer, heated screw auger, and fluidized-bed.
  • System utilizes a quiescent settling zone for preliminary sludge densification prior to remove by a screw auger conveyor.
  • The dredge uses a horizontal screw auger mounted on the end of a hydraulically operated boom.
  • Meat is minced by being pushed through a perforated plate positioned against a rotating knife with a screw auger.
  • The conveyor will consist of an enclosed screw auger approximately ten feet in length.
  • The pellets are fed to the firebox by a motorized screw auger either on a timed basis, or as governed by a thermostat.

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