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NEW ROPECON BELT CONVEYORS, ACTUALITY AND PROSPECTS. DESIGN AND OPERATING PARAMETERS OF SPECIAL ROPEWAY BELT CONVEYORS



Process equipment for mineral haulage takes an important part in the mining industry. The key task of such machines is to deliver feedstock to a warehouse or to a point of shipping to a consumer. In recent decades, foreign companies of solid mineral mining use a new type of belt conveyor named RopeCon® and developed by Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH, Austria. This conveyor system is a combination of a belt with corrugated sidewalls and a ropeway. The prime advantage of such type conveyors is feasibility to transport bulk materials over difficult and uneven terrain with crossing of ravines, rivers, and buildings, as well as rails and roads. The second benefit of RopeCon® system is running of travel rollers on guide ropes, which allows travel resistance coefficient of 0.006, i.e. 5 times less than with belt on fixed model rollers, which has beneficial effect on the installed power of the conveyor drive. The conveyor manufacturers state that the maximum capacity of this belt can be 25 000 t/h at the velocity of 8.0 m/s. The angle of gradient can reach 300 in case of a flat belt and even 450 with a belt with baffles. This article describes design features and operating characteristics of this type belt installed on suspension ropes on supports. The spacing of the supports can be up to 1500 m. Potential application fields of the conveyor system are discussed, as well as its design and operation are scrutinized.


For citation: Galkin V. I. New RopeCon® belt conveyors, actuality and prospects. Design and operating parameters of special ropeway belt conveyors. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2019;(6):136-146. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-06-0-136-146.



: 6
2019
ISBN: 0236-1493
: 622,6.2
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-06-0-136-146
Authors: Galkin V. I.

Authors' Information:
V.I. Galkin, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, Mining Institute, National University of Science and Technology MISiS,
119049, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: Vgalkin07@rambler.ru.


Key words:
elt, corrugated sidewall, linear section, travel rollers, supports, ropes, drive.

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