Screw press

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a press in which pressure is exerted by means of a screw.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Browse Complete Report with TOC @ The sludge dewatering equipment market was segmented on the basis of technology (belt filter press, centrifuges, rotator disc press, and screw press) and by application (municipal sludge and industrial sludge).
One uses centrifugal force to remove the solids and the other, a screw press filter, forces slurry through a mesh screen.
There are two separation systems being trialled - one uses centrifugal force to remove the solids, and the other, a screw press filter, forces slurry through a mesh screen.
A screw press has 17-20 kW per one thousand bricks.
The first step in this process is running the spent coffee grounds through a screw press in order to remove the free water.
Sadly, he fails to realize -- despite the message of the Gezi Park resistance -- that putting Turkey into a screw press will only make it explode."
One of the neighboring winemakers in the area had an old screw press that could handle 2 tons, and the winemaker was willing to hand it down to Henry for $2,000.
Layers of the pulp would be spaced with sheets of burlap and wooden pallets and then squeezed mercilessly by an iron screw press. The entire mill was powered with a greasy engine from an old Model A.
"The silage is treated with hot water and then put through a screw press to extract liquids that are then fermented to produce natural gas," said Dr Fraser.