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A Study of Conveyor Belt Training--mechanics and Controls.

Authors
Saliba-G; Chmielewski-JF; Basavanhally-N
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :142 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001544
Abstract
This report discusses the formulation of a mathematical model for the steering of a conveyor belt by a flat return idler and a trougher idler under various loading conditions. Significant parameters associated with belt training are identified. The generation of a skewed flat return idler model in terms of a steering force and self-alining torques is presented. Development of the mathematical model for the flat return steering idler is shown for the case of no circumferential slip occurring and for the assumption of a bidirectional slip mechanism. Experimental results supporting the theoretical analysis are presented.
Publication Date
19770101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR 85-78
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
Performing Organization
University of Pittsburgh
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