HP Engineering Case Histories: Case 86: Causes of auger feeder screw failures
What is an auger feed screw? Feed screws are used to transport granules and other products by pushing or pulling the product along.
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Tony Sofronas, D. Eng, was the worldwide lead mechanical engineer for ExxonMobil Chemicals before retiring. He now owns Engineered Products, which provides consulting and engineering seminars on machinery and pressure vessels. Dr. Sofronas has authored two engineering books and numerous technical articles on analytical methods.
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