hydraulic ram


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hydraulic ram

A type of water pump in which the natural flow of water is periodically redirected upward into a pipe and reservoir. A: "Why can't I get any water out of this thing?" B: "Hmm, maybe the hydraulic ram isn't working."
See also: ram
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Due to the feed control of the hydraulic ram, it is almost impossible to overload a shredder with these heavy parts.
Since then, I've developed several hydraulic ram presentations for the students, and I've assisted them in analyzing hydraulic ram performance with the goal of improving the device's efficiency.
While chances of finding a good drinking water supply today are somewhat unlikely, the hydraulic ram pump can be used to pump potable water from a good flowing spring that has been tested for purity.
Electrically powered hydraulic rams below deck trim the mainsheet, full-width traveller, vang, and headsail, assisted by electric winches for hoisting and furling the main and the non-overlapping, self-tacking genoa.
The streamlined, maintenance-free steel construction incorporates a self lubricating hydraulic ram with automatic return designed for safe two handed operation.
He went to talk to the operators and, as he spoke to them, rested his hand on the hydraulic ram on the leg of the vehicle.
A hydraulic ram is used to activate the cargo box power dumping feature using one of two levers located on the operator console.
The new design features include Air Cannons, Heaters, and Hydraulic Ram.
High-speed hydraulic ram control system uses a 10 hp hydraulic motor, single hydraulic cylinder and two speed hydraulics for high-speed-ram travel in forward and reverse
They oversaw the installation of new gates and flower vases and the Hydraulic Ram pump, situated by the Cup and Saucer weir that raises water almost 100 feet to the house and parterre fountains.
The man had used a piece of timber and a fence post to prop up the trailer body while he removed a hydraulic ram, which he intended to take to a local dealer for replacement.
The mixer has all stainless steel contact surfaces and an optional hydraulic ram press to make discharging material quick and simple.
Among the options available include hydraulic ram press, complete discharge of all viscous materials and auto-fill system capability.
At the Kilby property, the samples are being collected using a hydraulic ram attached to a pickup truck.
The advantages of a hydraulic ram are these: First, when it works, it works like a charm, quickly and completely.