Air-stowing machine

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The machine used for blowing the stone chippings into the waste area in pneumatic stowing. It consists of a steel paddle wheel revolving in an adjustable casing. Stowing dirt is fed continuously from a hopper to the machine, which in turn blows the material through pipes 5 to 6 in (13 to 15 cm) in diameter into the waste area. See also: pneumatic stowing Nelson
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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