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Conveyor Belt

The Conveyor Belt on the stacking conveyors is a cleated, rubber belt that is on a conveyor system and used to transport material.

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Full Length Skirting

Skirting is a multi-purpose rubber that is used as a side skirt on a conveyor belt system to prevent material spillage.

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Conveyor Belt

The conveyor belts on Terra Select screens are cleated, rubber belts that run on a conveyor system. They are used to transport material away from the machine.

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Stone Separator

A stone separator is a feature certain Terra Select Screens that helps remove stones from the material being screened.

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Full Length Skirting

Skirting is a multi-purpose rubber that is used as a side skirt on a conveyor belt system to prevent material spillage.

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Discharge Belt

There are multiple discharge belts on Terra Select Screens. Typically there are three different belts moving different sized material away from the machine into a stockpile. The discharge belt length and height determines the stockpile size before needing to remove the machine …

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Discharge Belt

The Discharge Belt on Peterson horizontal grinders is a cleated, single conveyor belt that moves materials, which have been passed through the grinding chamber, away from the machine into a stockpile. The discharge belt length and height determines the stockpile size …

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Cleated Belt

A cleated belt is a conveyor belt with transverse raised sections to stabilize material carried up the discharge belt.

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Overs Spout

The outlet from the chipper located immediately to the left of the chip spout. Ends of stems that do not have a way of being chipped, or gross overs, are ejected through the overs spout.

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Top-Loading Spout

A Top-loading spout is a type of chip spout designed to load open top chip vans.

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Chip Spout

The chip spout is the long hollow pipe connected to the chipper through which chips are ejected. The 5000H is built with one of two chip spout styles: the top-loading spout, and the shorter end loading spout.

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Top Load

Loading an open top chip van from above (as opposed to end-load). Also see top-load spout.

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Blower Motor

The blower motor is the hydraulic motor, coupled to the shaft of the blower, providing power to the blower to produce air flow.

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Right-Hand/Left-Hand Discharge

Peterson blower trailers can discharge material from the right-hand or left-hand side of the vehicle. In the USA a machine would traditionally discharge to the right-hand side of the machine which would keep an operator curbside for safety. In the event …

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Screw-On Coupler

The screw-on coupler screws on the outside of the discharge hoses with a cam lock style connection that is air tight.

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Tackifier

Tackifier is a chemical compound used in formulating adhesives to increases the stickiness of the substance. Tackifiers are mainly used in erosion control, added to the pneumatic seeding mix or substrate for steep slopes. This increases the tackiness of a substance, helping to keep …

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Remote Control

Peterson blower trucks and trailers can operate material discharge via remote control, enabling a single-person operation. Pause and resume operation with a single push of a button.

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Kunkle Valve

Kunkle Valve is a safety device for pressure control, regulating PSI, to prevent a backup in air pressure and can decrease air flow if pressure is too high. Kunkle valves create safer working conditions.

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Hose Reel

The hose reel, a Peterson exclusive, is an efficient way to unload and load hose in between jobs. Because larger lengths of hose can be stored, fewer couplers are needed. On blower trucks, the external reel is at the back of the …

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Discharge Hose Diameter

For each one-inch increase or decrease in the discharge hose diameter you get approximately a 33% increase or decrease in material volume that the hose can carry. As a general rule, use the smallest diameter conveying tube with the required capacity. …

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Coupler

A coupler connects discharge hoses together for a longer reach. Peterson’s standard couplers are an external design, resulting in no internal restriction to the material flow. The full inside diameter of the hose is available for air/product flow which means your …

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Discharge Hose

The discharge hose delivers a variety of material from the truck/trailer to the ground. Peterson blower trucks and trailers can move material up to 600 feet (182.88 m) and are equipped with 5-inch diameter hoses which can move more material …

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