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A machine for mixing and working clay and other materials into pug (see pug)→ pug
- ‘Because of the very low water content, RCC mixing is not as productive using a central mix plant - so a pug mill is often used, a very high-energy mixing device.’
- ‘The clay is ‘weathered’ before it is mixed with sand and water and passed through a pug mill, to acquire a smooth consistency.’
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