G. Lodewijks", S. Kubo" and A. Newman Academic Article uri icon


  • Upgrading an existing belt conveyor system may seem to be an easy process. However, when the upgrade includes a long overland belt conveyor with many vertical and horizontal curves and an increase of the belt speed of 30%, things change. This paper describes the upgrade of two belt conveyors located at the Ramla cement plant of Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises, Ltd. Thanks to Nesher's commitment to use state-of-the-art belt conveyor design methods and high-tech conveyor components, the upgrade turned out to be very …

publication date

  • October 22, 2001