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Recently in one of our projects, we used double take up pulley arrangement as a part of VGTU (vertical gravity take up unit) as shown in the attached sketch. Single counter weight frame was attached to two take up pulleys for tensioning. Even though for attaining the same slack side tension, we have...... [read more]

Dear experts, If any one knows, the bench mark for "KW Power required to convey one tonne of bulk material", requesting to provide the same by reply with reference if available. Thanks & regards to all, S. Namaskar Mr Ganesh, Its a bit of wide open question much like my taking a chance diving into ...... [read more]

Tripper movement due to belt pull

In Trough Belt Conveying by John Gateley
at 30. May 2015 14:12 - 1 replies - 3 views

In traveling trippers (mobile trippers) used for bypass feeding in bunker bay, a frequent problem encountered is the movement of tripper due to the belt pull. It is reported at many sites that the tripper moves because of the belt pull (not by the tractive force created by the travel drive motor) es...... [read more]

Another Transition Idler Question

Another Transition Idler Question

In General Aspects by John Gateley
at 30. May 2015 13:38 - 11 replies - 335 views

When calculating transition distance the 20° idler does not play in the calculation as the distance from the centerline of the pulley to the first 35° idler is used. This is the true transition distance. The 20° idler is there for support only as the transition occurs. You then need to look at the t...... [read more]

Pros and cons of using double take up pulley arrangement?

In General Aspects by jishnu_bhel
at 30. May 2015 12:55 - 0 replies - 0 views

Recently in one of our projects, we used double take up pulley arrangement as a part of VGTU (vertical gravity take up unit) as shown in the attached sketch. Single counter weight frame was attached to two take up pulleys for tensioning. Even though for attaining the same slack side tension, we have...... [read more]

Tripper movement due to belt pull

In General Aspects by jishnu_bhel
at 30. May 2015 09:26 - 0 replies - 0 views

In traveling trippers (mobile trippers) used for bypass feeding in bunker bay, a frequent problem encountered is the movement of tripper due to the belt pull. It is reported at many sites that the tripper moves because of the belt pull (not by the tractive force created by the travel drive motor) es...... [read more]

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at 27. May 2015 17:07 - 2 replies - 3701 views

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at 21. May 2015 10:44 - 0 replies - 141 views

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