Belt Conveyor


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belt conveyor

[′belt kən′vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A heavy-duty conveyor consisting essentially of a head or drive pulley, a take-up pulley, a level or inclined endless belt made of canvas, rubber, or metal, and carrying and return idlers.

Belt Conveyor

 

a continuous-operation machine whose operating member is a belt. Belt conveyors are one of the most widely used types of conveyor. It is used for transporting bulk and piece goods horizontally or at a small inclination.

belt conveyor

A power-driven endless belt that runs on idler wheels; used to carry building materials, etc.
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Belt conveyors--Ideal for simple transportation of parts or materials without the need for part orientation, belt conveyors consist of two or more pulleys and an endless loop of the conveyor belt rotated around them.
The mold drying oven utilizes two independently powered belt conveyors, each with its own drive system and speed control.
Belt conveyor systems generate certain and predictable vibration signatures when operating correctly at various speeds and loading.
The unit is specifically designed to be versatile and simply integrated with other OEM machinery, operate as a stand alone belt conveyor or be integrated to provide a cost effective materials handling solution in light industries with a range of load capacities from 0-50kg/50-100kg/100-150kg.
The order covers design and supply of a long-distance belt conveyor for downhill transportation with a capacity of 19,200 tonnes of iron ore an hour.
Elsewhere, Diario Panorama, Maracaibo, Venezuela, ordered a second Twin-Trak belt conveyor system.
They can generally be split into two categories, screw conveyors and belt conveyors, but there are many other types and offshoots of the two basic concepts.
The company is offering a free video explaining how to reduce belt conveyor defects, failures, accidents, downtime costs and profit loss.
A 121/2-mile belt conveyor will take on the task, retiring a locomotive that had been doing the job previously.
Belt conveying of minerals is a comprehensive reference on the science and technology of belt conveyors, aimed at providing mine and quarry operators, as well as engineering students, with a balanced view of the technical issues associated with belt conveyors and to assist in the decision-making process when installing belt conveyor systems.