scraper conveyor

scraper conveyor

[′skrāp·ər kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A type of flight conveyor in which the element (chain and flight) for moving materials rests on a trough.
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Among them, the coal wall gas source includes the working face coal wall, belt haulage roadway coal wall, and air-return roadway coal wall; mining coal gas sources include the cutting of coal by a shearer and its transportation by a scraper conveyor from front to rear.
The positioning and attitude information of the shearer determines the state of the corresponding scraper conveyor [1-3] and the corresponding hydraulic supports [4]; therefore, monitoring and determination of the shearer's running information are of significance with regard to realizing automated operation of three machines [5, 6].
There, fines are removed via a scraper conveyor and discharged to a scrap bin.