Mechanical & Belt Conveyor Systems

New 4B Braime Bucket Elevator and Conveyor Monitoring System

According to 4B Braime, the 4th generation of their Watchdog control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors is easy to install and simple to set-up.
Control & Automation
4B Braime Components Ltd. has released the all new fourth generation Watchdog control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors. According to its manufacturer, the Watchdog Super Elite (WDC4) is easy to install and simple to set-up. The system processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment and plug conditions on bucket elevators or conveyors.

No Harm to the Environment

With its ability to navigate curves in three dimensions, the pipe conveyor can be optimally adapted to its transport route.
Pipe Conveyor System
Transportadora Callao S.A., the logistics operator of a special cargo terminal in the port of Callao, Peru, relies on a Beumer Group pipe conveyor for the transportation of zinc, copper and lead
concentrates of different mining companies from the warehouse to the terminal.

Newly Improved Ceramic Tile Corrects Belt Slippage and Premature Wear

Asgco has added a Semi-Ceramic pulley lagging to their pulley lagging product line, featuring 40% coverage.
Pulley Lagging
Asgco has added a Semi-Ceramic pulley lagging to their pulley lagging product line, featuring 40% coverage. The addition of this Semi-Ceramic Lagging allows Asgco to offer a semi-ceramic product range to provide customers with a choice between full ceramic coverage with our Arrowhead Ceramic Pulley Lagging for high tension drive pulley's, as well as less than full ceramic coverage with Asgco’s new Semi-Ceramic Lagging for smaller pulleys, non-drive pulley's and bend pulley's.

Tilt-down Flexible Screw Conveyor cleans rapidly, rolls through Doorways

Flexicon’s Mobile Sanitary Flexible Screw Conveyor can be tilted down to clear doorways 2134 mm in height, and rolled through aisles as narrow as 1067 mm.
Mechanical Conveying
New from Flexicon is a Sanitary Flexible Screw Conveyor that can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions. Using a manual jack screw, the support boom and conveyor can be raised for discharging into vessels or other process equipment. Fully lowered, it can be rolled through doorways as low as 2134 mm in height, and aisles as narrow as 1067 mm.

ArcelorMittal orders another Aumund Drag Chain Conveyor Type Louise

Aumund Drag Chain Conveyor, type Louise TKF, in ArcelorMittal’s João Monlevade plant in Brazil (1998)
Conveyor Order
The steel maker ArcelorMittal is building on proven solutions and reliable partners in Brazil. About 20 years ago, a shock-pressure-proof drag chain conveyor was ordered for Brazil from Louise Fördertechnik before this company was acquired by Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH, and now Aumund has won an order for another drag chain conveyor type Louise TKF. The shock-pressure-proof design of its predecessor was no longer required for the new model because of the change in classification of the plant segment. The dispatch of the machine is planned for June 2017.

Unproper Belt Scale Results?

Installation of a Milltronics MMI belt scale and Sitrans WS300 speed sensor
Belt Weighing
Belt weighing is common practice in lots of bulk solid handling operations. Although it’s a long established technology, there are still bits and pieces regarding installation and maintenance which might lead to erroneous results. Following you can find the reasons why.

How to Handle the Fire’s Feed

Tripper/stacker with portal reclaimer for biomass fuel at an installation Plainfield (CT), USA
Effective Utilization of Alternative Fuels
During the most recent decades the utilization of (otherwise) waste materials and biomass as alternative fuels in the cement industry and power plants showed great growth figures. However, the low heat values of alternative fuels require larger handling and storage systems that are more flexible. This article shows, how these materials can be handled.

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