Self-Contained Condition Monitoring of Conveying Systems: Sensing Idlers help Plant Operators to keep their Belt Conveyors running

Self-Contained Condition Monitoring of Conveying Systems: Sensing Idlers help Plant Operators to keep their Belt Conveyors running

14. Aug 2019 09:14 by Marcel Dröttboom
bulk solids handling Archive

By H. Eckhardt, A. Wahls – Idlers can be a weak spot in conveyor belt systems with lengths of several km. If they heat up, this can lead to a breakdown of the system, or even an inflammation of the belt. Therefore, information about the state of the idlers is of paramount interest. (From the archive