Better maintenance of belt conveyors through good design

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 83, No. 942, 1990

D.A. Mackie, H.G. Engineering and Innovat Limited, Etobicoke, Ontario, and J.E. Rider, Davy Canada, Toronto, Ontario

Good belt conveyor design is the most often neglected detail in the engineering of a plant. This results in downtime from spills or jams and premature failure of equipment components. Careful layout and component selection will result in better operation, a cleaner plant and therefore lower maintenance costs.
Mots Clés: Maintenance/Engineering, Conveyors, Equipment design.