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Your Guide to Hytrol Terminology – Part 3

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Part 3 of Common Hytrol Terminology: G – I

Gate – A section of conveyor equipped with a hinge mechanism to provide an opening for a walkway, etc. (Manual or Spring Loaded)

Gravity Bracket – Brackets designed to permit gravity conveyors to be attached to the ends of a powered conveyor.

Gravity Conveyor – Roller or wheel conveyor over which objects are advanced manually by gravity.

Guard Rail – Members paralleling the path of a conveyor and limiting the objects or carriers to movement in a defined path.

HH – Prepaid with Hytrol paying the freight bill.

HTP – Hytrol pays freight.

Hog Rings – Rings used to hold the shaft in a roller.

Horizontal Floor Space – Floor space required for a conveyor.

Horsepower (HP) – A measure of the time rate of doing work defined as the equivalent of raising 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute. Electrically, one horsepower is 746 watts.

HZ HERTZ – Electrical terminology, a unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. Most common cycle time is 60 Hertz.

Incline Conveyor Length – Determined by the elevation change from infeed to discharge versus the degree of incline. (See Hytrol General Catalog.)

Incline Conveyor – A conveyor transporting up a slope.

Infeed End – The end of a conveyor nearest the loading point.

Intermediate Bed – A middle section of conveyor not containing the drive or tail assemblies.

Interpolate – To compute intermediate values.

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