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Case Study

Sample Station Hopper Feeder

7/09/2017

Case Parameters

General Properties
Equipment Type: Feeder
Industry: Mining
Physical Properties
Unit Length: 1939 mm
Unit Width: 1002 mm
Unit Height: 719 mm
Unit Weight: 600 kg
Application
Capacity: 5 tph
Product Iron Ore
Design
Drive Type: Sub Resonant
Liner Type Bisalloy
Support Type Steel Coil Spring
Trough Construction Mild Steel
Cover Type
Motor Quantity 2
Support Location Bottom

Application

Miners are putting considerable effort into research for new ore processing systems. One needed a simple feeding system to withdraw ore from a 10m3 hopper.

Material needed to be fed in a controlled manner with an ability to adjust.

A lining system was required to protect the trough from the abrasive nature of the product.

Solution

The sub resonant drive system allows a fine feed rate control through the use of a VSD controller. This drive system worked well in this application as it allows to scale the feeder design for when full production size equipment is required.

Standard 10mm Bisalloy 500 liners were used on the trough surface.

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