Glossary - A

Axle Load Scale

Axle load scales are designed for the dynamic recording of axle and aggregated road vehicle loads. [... more]

A/D converter unit DISOBOX® plus

The A/D converter unit turns analogue input signals into digital data or a data stream which can be processed further or saved. [... more]

AccuRate®

AccuRate® is a volumetric feeder from Schenck Process. With a feed rate of between around 0.1l/h and 8000I/h, it is used for continuous feeding, batching and preparation of mixes. [... more]

Agglomeration

the sticking of particles to one another or to solid surfaces [... more]

Air cargo scales

The air cargo scales are special Schenck Process scales used for logistics. [... more]

Air Classifier

an industrial machine that separates materials by combination of size, shape and density. [... more]

Airlock

Airlocks, also known as rotary airlocks, rotary valves, or rotary feeders are used to discharge bulk solids materials such as powders, granules, and pellets from hoppers, bins, receivers, and cyclones into a pneumatic conveying system [... more]

Alternative fuels

Alternative fuels or Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) are the end product of material processing plants. Commercial and municipal waste passes through a multi-stage comminution and preparation process here. [... more]

Apron weighfeeder

Clay, marl, tuff and silt are difficult materials to feed. Standard feed systems can't cope with their dampness, stickiness and instability. [... more]

ASME

American Society Of Mechanical Engineers is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines. [... more]

Automatic weighing equipment

Automatic scales work without the assistance and intervention of the operator. The entire weighing procedure is carried out automatically following a pre-determined process, which was defined for the respective scales during design. [... more]

AWS

American Welding Society offers nine different certification categories, from inspectors, supervisors and educators to radiographic interpreters, welding engineers and fabricators. [... more]