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Thread: Screw Conveying In Low Gravity

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    Screw Conveying In Low Gravity

    Hello,

    What kind of effects does gravity have on screw conveying horsepower calculations and design considerations? Upon looking through the ANSI-CEMA-350 standard for screw conveyors for bulk material I cannot find the effects of gravity on the various calculations?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Thank you.

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    My guess is that those standards have not yet been updated to include screw conveyors on the moon.

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