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We have been using the Autodesk package that includes Autocad, Inventor for solid modelling, and Robot for matrix method and finite element analysis. We have been using Robot for structural auditing of existing conveyor and transfer structures that are being modified and ugraded. This has worked ver...... [read more]

From experience, though not on a pipe conveyor, a high heat, fire resistant and oil resistant cover tends to be very soft. It consumes excessive energy and abrades away prematurely. The belting manufacturers don't apologize for this. Typically they question if you really need all three resistance fe...... [read more]

I am amazed that on an overland conveyor of this significance that professional (paid) help has not been sought. The idea of reactively, blindly adding counterweight is absurd. The system was not designed for your new configuration. It must be restored to its original designed as this worked properl...... [read more]

There is no doubt that specialists like Colin are essential to advance the subject and the results they achieve can be demonstrated. The market will then bring out their value, but they are far too few and too specialised to oversee all the work that goes on in this enormous industry. My target is t...... [read more]

an alternative is a more practical book that covers bul 123 and additional solids handling fields, 'gravity flow of solids' by Roberts, Arnold and McLean from TUNRA based at the University of Newcastle. N.S.W. Have you examined the copyright situation applicable to this book? It might be possible t...... [read more]

You can see many on the Conveyor Dynamics, Inc. (CDI) web site. I can send you a list of many dozens, not culled for post 2004. We have them for trough and pipe conveyors over 3 km. Why 3 km? A short list of 25 majors with lengths over 3 km and estimated dates: 1. 9 km 1980 (34 years ago) M.I.C.A.R....... [read more]

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IPB 2014 - International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Exhibition & Conference

2014-11-04T18:13:26Z by Reinhard Wöhlbier
Exhibitions / Conferences

    IPB 2014  International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Exhibition & Conference October 14-16, 2014 International Exhibition Centre INTEX Shanghai, China China´s leading trade show for technologies for size reduction, grinding, mixing, screening, filtering, dosing, and conveying of po... [read more]

Professor Matheron's take on random functions

2014-10-26T16:30:44Z by Jan W Merks
Sampling & Statistics

Once upon a time Professor Matheron saw fit to talk about Brownian motion along straight lines. He talked about it during his presentation at a colloquium on Geostatistics at the University of Kansas on June 7-9, 1970. What he didn't know in those days was that degrees of freedom ought to be counted... [read more]

Fakuma 2014 Photo Gallery

2014-10-16T16:32:03Z by Reinhard Wöhlbier
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23rd Fakuma – International trade fair for plastics processing In its over 30-year history, the Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma. It holds second place in the overall ranking of internation... [read more]

Who created geostatistics?

2014-10-15T16:52:55Z by Jan W Merks
Sampling & Statistics

Professor George Matheron did! How many geostatistocrats knew that he was the mastermind behind  the novel science of geostatistics? Dr Frederic P Agterberg was another mastermind. I'll take time to report what he has been writing. Why waste time by kriging, smoothing and rigging the rules of applie... [read more]

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