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Speed Controlled Belt Conveyors: Drives and Mechanical Considerations

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Author keywords
mining industry, variable speed drives, belts, algorithm, stress

References keywords
control(15), belt(15), energy(14), mining(12), speed(11), conveyors(11), efficiency(8), systems(7), drives(7), bulk(6)
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Date of Publication: 2018-02-28
Volume 18, Issue 1, Year 2018, On page(s): 51 - 60
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2018.01007
Web of Science Accession Number: 000426449500007
SCOPUS ID: 85043236335

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The paper presents variable speed belt conveyor system where the reference speed is changed in order to achieve improved energy efficiency of operation. The recorded measurements show that belt tension varies within the same limits as under constant speed operation. These results introduce a new insight of the present state of the art in variable speed belt conveyor drives. The system is realized with remote control from the control center on an open pit mine. The structure of the multi-motor drive system of a single conveyor, as well as of the network-based control system distributed among belt conveyor stations and the control center are shown. Speed control of a belt conveyor system is organized to provide better utilization of the available material cross section on the belt and reduced electrical energy consumption of the drive. The experimental results obtained on the system prove that, under existing constraints, the applied algorithm has not introduced additional stress to the belt or mechanical assemblies during acceleration and deceleration processes, while providing higher energy efficiency of operation.


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References Weight

Web of Science® Citations for all references: 354 TCR
SCOPUS® Citations for all references: 539 TCR

Web of Science® Average Citations per reference: 11 ACR
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