Jigging machine


Also found in: Encyclopedia.
(Mining) A machine for separating ore by the process of jigging
(Metal Working) A machine with a rotary milling cutter and a template by which the action of the cutter is guided or limited; - used for forming the profile of an irregularly shaped piece; a profiling machine.

See also: Jigging, Jigging

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Surface hydrophobicity and functional properties of myofibrillar proteins of mantle from frozen-stored squid (Illex argentinus) caught either jigging machine or trawling.
ABSTRACT The physicochemical and functional properties of actomyosin from fins of frozen, stored squid caught either by jigging machines (AME 1) or by trawling (AME2) were investigated.
It is widely accepted that the catching method influences the postmortem biochemical changes in fish muscles (Huss 1995), and it has also been reported that when squid are caught by jigging machines, higher meat quality and yield are obtained (Leta 1989).