hydraulic ram


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hydraulic ram

n.
1. A water pump in which the downward flow of naturally running water is intermittently halted by a valve so that the flow is forced upward through an open pipe into a reservoir.
2. The large output piston of a hydraulic press.

hydraulic ram

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) any large device involving the displacement of a piston or plunger driven by fluid pressure
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a form of water pump utilizing the kinetic energy of running water to provide static pressure to raise water to a reservoir higher than the source
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Noun1.hydraulic ram - a water pump that uses the kinetic energy of flowing water to force a small fraction of that water to a reservoir at a higher levelhydraulic ram - a water pump that uses the kinetic energy of flowing water to force a small fraction of that water to a reservoir at a higher level
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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This is especially true of single-shaft shredders, which use a horizontal hydraulic ram to drive scrap material into the cutting area at the intersection of the rotor and the stationary knives.
After a two-and-a-half month break from the last ESS event in Qingdao, Leigh McMillan's team were quickly back in contention in Act 5, sweeping to a win in the opening race, even though McMillan was forced to manually pump the mainsail when a hydraulic ram failed.
We also built and installed a hydraulic ram that used water from the dam to pump a portion of that water to buildings on campus.
The number and pressure of hydraulic ram actuations, the height of the turntable and the number of 90-degree rotations are user-programmable.
It has a powerful rotor with double-cross cutting action, a heavy-duty hydraulic ram and a large feed hopper that can handle whole bales, cut-open film rolls, mingled packs of sprue spiders, thick-walled purgings, carpet waste, pipes and profiles, post-consumer bottles and whole containers/crates without the need for dosed feeding or the risk of jams in the cutting chamber.
Using standard shop air, the mobile Roll Restorer uses a 20-ton hydraulic ram to straighten and reshape deformed cores with diameters from two to 12 inches.
The number and pressure of hydraulic ram actuations, the height of the turntable, and the number of 90-degree rotations are user-programmable.
Vulnerable structures included the Cup and Saucer hydraulic ram at Erddig and Ruabon railway station.
He said the first time he was accompanied by gardai from the regional response unit with a hydraulic ram.
True, the hydraulic ram pump lost its use when electricity was invented.