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Design of Short Inclined Belt Conveyor System used for Rice Sack Handling

Author(s):

Prof. Y. P. Ballal , Hon. Annasaheb Dange College of Engineering and Technology, Ashta; Mr. Desai M. M., Hon. Annasaheb Dange College of Engineering and Technology, Ashta; Mr. Patil Y. V., Kushal Engineering works, sangli

Keywords:

Belt conveyor system, Idler, Loading, Material handling equipment, loading, Belt

Abstract

Belt conveyor system is the transportation of material from one location to another location. Belt conveyor has high load carrying capacity (upto 30000 t/h), large length of conveying path (upto 3-4 km), simple design, easy maintenance and high reliability of operation. Belt conveyor system is also used various industries such as the material transport in foundry shop like supply and distribution of moulding sand, moulds and removal of waste, coal and mining industry, sugar industry, agricultural industry, bagasse industry, fuel industry etc. In this paper the study is carried out on a rice mill short length conveyer to meet the requirement of higher speed in production. In the process or manufacturing industry, raw materials need to be transported from one manufacturing stage to another. Material handling equipment are designed such that they facilitate easy, cheap, fast and safe loading and unloading with least human interference. For instance, belt conveyor system can be employed for easy handling of materials beyond human capacity in terms of weight and height. This paper discusses the design calculations and considerations of belt conveyor system for rice sacks using 3 rolls idlers, in terms of size, length, capacity and speed, roller diameter, power and tension, idler spacing, type of drive unit, diameter, location and arrangement of pulley, angle and axis of rotation, control mode, intended application, product to be handled as well as its maximum loading capacity in order ensure fast, continuous and efficient movement of rice sacks while avoiding fatalities during loading and unloading.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I20466
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2017
Page(s): 433-436

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