Maximizing production

World Coal, Oct 28, 2015

Historically, it was common for the output from longwall face equipment to greatly exceed belt conveyor system capacities.

Larry Atkinson, Joy Global, USA, details the advancements in conveyor drive and control technologies and increased idler capacities that have led belt conveyors to achieve record production levels that are now a much closer match to the output generated by high-capacity longwall equipment .

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