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screw press

a device for applying pressure by the turning of a threaded shaft.
Origin of screw press
1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As the fish are moved along the screw press, the pressure is increased and the volume is decreased.
  • The first method is to press the soybeans, typically through a screw press.
  • The late nineteenth century system gin is an extremely rare survivor within the region, as is the antebellum screw press.
  • Manure solids are separated from digester effluent by a screw press separator and used for on-farm bedding.
  • The flakes are then pre-pressed in a screw press or expeller to reduce the oil content in the seed.
  • Solids are separated from digester effluent using a screw press solids separator.
  • The auger screw press drainage is pumped to the low-strength wastewater treatment system.
  • The limed, ground residues are partially dewatered in a screw press.
  • Initial attempts at cold pressing camellia oil with a screw press have not been successful.
  • The digested sludge is stored in tanks until it can have polymer added and sent through a new screw press.

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