Chemical Engineering - Mechanical Operations - Discussion


Short distance transportation of grain, gravel, sand, ash, asphalt etc. is done by using a __________ conveyor.

[A]. flight
[B]. slat or drag
[C]. ribbon
[D]. screw

Answer: Option D


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Md Abu Talib Shaikh said: (Sep 27, 2014)  
Since flight conveyors are used for light particles and for long distances, ribbon can be used only for particles of large size because particles such as sand, ash can swift pass the gap, hence screw conveyors are used.

Niral said: (Jul 12, 2018)  
What is the work of slat or drag conveyor?

Sharmi said: (Jul 19, 2018)  
Also Mention some works of conveyors.

Aman Renwal said: (Apr 20, 2022)  
How to work a screw conveyor? Please explain.

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