Outline the selection principle of belt conveyor

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Belt conveyors

Belt conveyor is an important material conveying equipment, which is widely used in mining, building materials, metallurgy, chemical industry and other industries. How to choose a suitable belt conveyor is a problem that must be considered before production.

Introduction to the selection principle of belt conveyor

selection principle1 #:Comprehensive consideration of production needs

It is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of production needs based on factors such as the type of material to be conveyed, the amount of conveyance, the distance to be conveyed, and the way of unloading. For example, the conveying of bulk materials is generally carried out through the lower disc belt conveyor, while the conveying of combined and bulk materials should be carried out by mineral belt conveyors that are considered in terms of curves, ascending slopes, and descending slopes.

selection principle 2 #:Determine the working environment of the belt conveyor

The environment of the production site is also an important factor to consider when choosing a belt conveyor. According to the characteristics of the production field, such as mining, chemical and other environments, consider the characteristics of the selected belt conveyor. In addition, different production sites need to choose belt conveyors with different wear resistance and corrosion resistance.

selection principle 3 #:Quality Assurance

The quality of the selected belt conveyor must be guaranteed. It is necessary to carefully observe the belt pulley, transmission belt, device bracket, etc., and at the same time investigate the production qualification of the belt conveyor manufacturer to understand the required experience, skills, production capacity and after-sales service, so as to ensure that the selected products can meet the production requirements.

Belt conveyors
Belt conveyors

selection principle 4 #:Economy

When choosing a belt conveyor, it is also necessary to consider the economics of the equipment, comprehensively consider factors such as equipment cost, operation and maintenance costs, and energy utilization, and choose an economical and applicable belt conveyor to maximize operational benefits.

selection principle 5 #:process requirements

According to the requirements of the process and the relevant working conditions, determine the model of the selected conveyor. Under normal circumstances, grain, oil and feed processing plants should use fixed horizontal belt conveyors to transport bulk or packaging materials in a long distance, horizontal or inclined direction with a small inclination angle. The conveying or loading and unloading should choose mobile belt conveyor.

selection principle 6 #:Material packaging and delivery requirements

According to whether the material is bulk or packaged and the size of the conveying volume, the form of the support roller is determined. Straight single rollers should be used for unloaded branches; straight single rollers should be used for loaded branches to convey packaging materials, and different forms of trough rollers should be used for conveying bulk materials.

Calculate and determine the width of the conveyor belt according to the conveying volume required by the process, and then determine the model specification according to the conveying length and related conditions.

In short

When selecting a belt conveyor, it is necessary to ensure that the selected belt conveyor is appropriate and reliable according to factors such as production requirements, working environment, quality assurance, and economy, so as to achieve the purpose of belt conveyor selection.