Design innovations in conveyor systems

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 76, No. 859, 1983

LLOYD H. YEOMANS, Manager, Sales Training, General Products Division, Goodyear Canada Inc.

This paper will cover recent developments in conveyor applications with specific reference to capacities, belt speeds and distances. It will also discuss certain unique arrangements of horizontal, curved and loop belt systems. In addition, the recent changes in safety factors resulting from new conveyor construction methods will be reviewed.
Keywords: Equipment, Maintenance, Conveyor belts, Design innovations, Tension, Load support, Energy, Environment