sieve plate


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sieve plate

n.
The end wall of a sieve-tube element, containing many pores through which food material is conducted.
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The only difference between this and the one used for hydro-distillation, the traditional alembic pot still, is that the former has a column that sits on the pot with a sieve plate at the bottom.
With distance sieves, the distance between the rotor and sieve plate is greater than with standard sieves.
Specifically, incoming clean water flow erodes the tablet charge as it passes over the sieve plate and discharges through the outlet.