Tag Archives: belt conveyor

Rulmeca: Improved Line of Conveyor Belt Idlers with new Frame Design

Almè (BG), Italy As a leading manufacturer of components for bulk material handling, Rulmeca is constantly striving to improve product quality and customer service. As part of this continuous improvement process, the company has now introduced a new conveyor belt idler station with a completely revised frame. The new design offers the same strength as its predecessors at a significantly lower weight. Continue reading Rulmeca: Improved Line of Conveyor Belt Idlers with new Frame Design

Conveyor Transfer Point Design: Material Containment for Safety & Efficiency

Neponset (IL), United States – Since most Conveyor Injuries occur during Routine Maintenance or Cleaning, the Control of fugitive Materials is one of the most important Factors to reduce Hazards and prevent Injuries. In this article Martin Engineering explains how, in a properly-engineered transfer point, each component is employed to maximize its specific function and contain dust and fines, while at the same time offering workers easy access for maintenance. Continue reading Conveyor Transfer Point Design: Material Containment for Safety & Efficiency

Siwertell: First Installation of new Modular Conveyor System in Indonesia at Asahimas Chemical’s Coal Intake Terminal

Bjuv, Sweden – With the first installation of its new, modular conveyor system in Indonesia at a coal intake terminal in Cilegon, operated by industrial chemical producer, Asahimas Chemical, Siwertell shows that innovation is a welcome aspect of the bulk handling industry. Used to transfer bulk cargoes from unloaders to depot, this modularised version of Siwertell’s standard belt conveyor system was developed in late 2014.

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New Partnership brings Martin Engineering to UAE

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates  – Martin Engineering has entered the Middle East market by forging a partnership with German Conveyor Industries LLC, UAE’s experts in the design, installation and maintenance of industrial plants. The products are exclusively supplied, installed and maintained by German Conveyor’s local team of specialists.  The deal means that Martin Engineering’s range of products are available for the first time in UAE.  Continue reading New Partnership brings Martin Engineering to UAE

Loadscan Overbelt Conveyor Volume Scanner provides hassle-free Reporting

Hamilton, New Zealand – The Loadscan Conveyor Volume Scanner (CVS) is an above-belt lidar laser measurement system suited for production management as it provides unambiguous data, including 3D profiling, in real-time or period reporting. The Loadscan belt scanner gives users a clear understanding of inventory production rates (or contract crushing quantities) in volume and tonnes.  Continue reading Loadscan Overbelt Conveyor Volume Scanner provides hassle-free Reporting

steute: Emergency pull-wire Switch for extreme Environments

Löhne, Germany – With its ZS 92 S series, the steute business unit “Extreme” is presenting a new series of emergency pull-wire switches especially designed for Extreme environments. The die cast aluminium housing, for example, is very robust and multi-coated (passivation, base coat, powder coating). Continue reading steute: Emergency pull-wire Switch for extreme Environments

Kinder Australia: Conveyor Covers – Protecting People and the Environment

Braeside (VIC), Australia – Since 2015, Kinder Australia has acquired the exclusive Australian distribution of K-AllShelter®/Capotex Conveyor Belt Covers. K-AllShelter/Capotex belt covers deliver robust, aerodynamic and lightweight solution that ensures personal safety from moving parts, suppressing dust and protects the environment. These are now issues that address growing environmental compliance requirements for Australian bulk materials handling operations. Continue reading Kinder Australia: Conveyor Covers – Protecting People and the Environment

Voith extends TurboBelt TPXL Family of Fluid Couplings for Belt Conveyor Systems

Heidenheim, GermanyVoith has introduced the latest addition to its TurboBelt TPXL range of fill-controlled couplings. The portfolio now includes 500 kW, 800 kW and 1250 kW versions, combining hydrodynamics with intelligent control technology to optimize performance. The integrated controller matches the output torque exactly to the start-up parameters of the belt conveyor system, thus reducing wear and increasing service life. Continue reading Voith extends TurboBelt TPXL Family of Fluid Couplings for Belt Conveyor Systems

ABB: Smart Sensor Technology for Bearings prevents unexpected Downtime

Fort Smith (AR), United States – ABB has launched the ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for Dodge mounted bearings, part of the ABB Ability Digital Powertrain, that enables “health checks” for bearings. The smart sensor technology provides an early indicator of any potential problems by assessing the condition of bearings from vibration and temperature information. Continue reading ABB: Smart Sensor Technology for Bearings prevents unexpected Downtime

thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru

Essen, Germany The thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area recently won a contract to supply a material handling system for Anglo American’s new Quellaveco copper mine in the Moquegua region of Peru. As part of the contract, thyssenkrupp will supply a 4,700 m long, 1,830 mm wide high-capacity overland conveyor featuring dual 5.5 MW gearless drives operating at a design tonnage of nearly 11,000 tons per hour. Continue reading thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru