Auxiliary cylinder

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A cylinder, operated by compressed air, that is used to assist the main engine of a compressed-air shaker conveyor, esp. where the conveyor cannot develop a sufficient amount of forward acceleration because of grades. The auxiliary cylinder is attached to the conveyor by a driving chain and to a prop by a fixing chain. Jones, 1
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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