Belt conveyor systems
A belt conveyor is a mechanical handling equipment that transports bulk materials for all sizes, shapes and weights from loading point to pick up point via a fixed path. Move the materials up or down steep hill or lift vertically is achievable by using belt with uniformly spaced partition so that the materials being carried are firmly contained on the belt. The belt is usually made of PVC and rubber materials etc. features with varies coating, thickness, and arrangement to handle wide range of handling properties such as friction and temperature etc.
The belt conveyor is equipped with audible warning signal before starting up the conveyor and trip cords along the conveyor to allow operators to immediately shut down when emergency happens as stated on regulations for conveyor safety from Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA 1926.555.