A conveyor consisting of a continuous line of buckets attached by pivots to two endless roller chains running on tracks and driven by sprockets. The buckets are so pivoted that they remain in an upright position at all times except when tilted into a dumping position by a cam or other device placed at any required position on the track. See also: bucket elevator; gravity-discharge conveyor elevator; pivoted-bucket conveyor. BS, 5
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