Feed screw

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in lathes, a long screw employed to impart a regular motion to a tool rest or tool, or to the work.
- Knight.

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The Kason MOB-DD-SS dual-drive CENTRI-SIFTER centrifugal sifter allows independent speed control of the feed screw and helical paddle assembly.
Most extruders are designed with a feed screw with full diameter throughout the flighted length and a cast-iron feed section that has a slightly larger bore ID compared with the barrel bore ID, as shown in Fig.
With date codes in place, a single Morrison feed screw now carries the bottles over the Fuji Electric air blower integrated into the system by Morrison.
The shredded material, separated by density, was then poured from the big bags into the funnel on the feed screw of the washing system--and the process of cleaning began.
Enclosure 5 is displaced on guides of prop 1 by the feeding / positioning kinematic chain consisting of motor 2, reducing gears 3 and feed screw 4.
The pump and the feed screw movement are operator controlled to prevent overworking, resulting in a better product texture.
Fine-pitched thread on feed screw allows for a controlled, low-effort squeeze.
The precision valves on display included the TS7000IMP which uses a feed screw (auger) to dispense fluid with a rotary displacement action, allowing ultra-precise control of the dispensing process.
As dry or moist bulk solid material is gravity-fed into the feed inlet, a feed screw redirects it into the cylindrical sifting chamber.
The cooled peas were milled at a mill speed of 7200 RPM and with a feed screw speed of 25 RPM.
Dovetail, linear ball, and crossed roller styles are offered, with rack & pinion, feed screw, or micrometer head feed mechanisms to allow the optimum combination of precision, durability and value for the application required.