apron conveyor

apron conveyor

[′ā·prən kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor used for carrying granular or lumpy material and consisting of two strands of roller chain separated by overlapping plates, forming the carrying surface, with sides 2-6 inches (5-15 centimeters) high.
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In that concept, skips run in opposite directions on a steel track over a steep slope and can either empty their payloads of up to 250 mt into the feed hopper of a semi-mobile crusher or reload ore or overburden into mine trucks at a bin with an apron conveyor discharge.
After coal is dumped into the crushing plant's 200-cubic-meter feed hopper, an apron conveyor delivers the coal to a Krupp H-BRN 20220 double-roll crusher.
The list includes the world's largest semi-mobile crushing plant fed by an apron conveyor with a capacity of up to 10,000 t/h, which is also in operation in Chile, in the Chuquicamata copper ore mine.
Sherbrooke designs systems using its welded Z-pan apron conveyor, which meters material on to a General Kinematics finger screen.
The double-beaded apron conveyor offers better containment of materials and easier maintenance, Poplawski says.
Each fuel feed system consists of horizontal and an inclined steel pan apron conveyor located along the back wall of the RDF storage room.
Sherbrooke OEM, Sherbrooke, Quebec, manufactures an apron conveyor. Bryan Sinram, Sherbrooke's vice president, says its all-steel apron conveyor is used in loading and infeed applications.
After clipping the core into the bath, the KR 500 lifts it out again and transfers it to the apron conveyor of the drying furnace.
After dipping the core into the bath, the robot lifts it out and transfers it to the apron conveyor of the drying furnace.
Designing, building or procuring belt conveyors, stackers, apron conveyors, screw conveyors and pneumatic handling conveyors.
General Kinematics' all new dry slag cooling conveyor eliminates popcorn slag, pans, and apron conveyors. With the GK dry slag system, slag is conveyed and transformed into pancake slag on GK's patented cooling deck conveyor and can immediately be containerized or discharged to a quench tank.