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Aug·er

(awg'ĕr),
Pierre-Victor, French physicist, 1899-1993. See: Auger electron.

auger

A screw conveyor which is used to distribute paving material transversely ahead of the screed conveyor.
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Hard-to-feed material can be introduced either by ram stuffer or screw auger to force-feed materials at the extruder throat, or through a sidearm addition where the material is metered into the molten polymer stream beyond the extruder's melting section.
Hard-to-feed material can be introduced either by using a ram stuffer or screw auger to force- feed the materials at the extruder throat, or through side-arm addition where the material is metered into the molten polymer stream downstream of the extruder's melting section.
Hard-to-feed material can be introduced either by using a ram stuffer or screw auger to force feed the materials at the extruder throat, or through side-arm addition where the material is metered into the molten polymer stream downstream of the extruder's melting section.
Single and twin screw augers are used for pellets and powders.