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How to select a conveyor system for ship/ barging loading?

How to select a conveyor system for ship/ barging loading?

Update Time:2020-03-03
Belt conveyor can be designed to be used for barge loading, single or multi-machine combined the conveying systems are used to transport materials, which can be more than horizontal or inclined according to the requirements of the process;  The block of conveyed materials allowed by the conveyor depends on the belt width , belt speed ,the groove angle and inclination angle ,also depends on the frequency of the appearance of large pieces of material; The working environment temperature of this series of conveyors is generally: -25 ~ + 40 ℃.

The ship / barge loading conveyors can be designed as fixed system by using steel frame with cables or mobile conveyor withe lift-able and extensible device.

port reclaim conveyor

Fixed belt conveyors are widely used in metallurgy, mining, coal, ports, hydro-power, chemical and other industries due to their large capacity, simple structure, convenient maintenance, low cost, and high versatility. Various bulk materials with a bulk density of 600-2600 kgs at ambient temperature; 

belt conveyor for ship loading

Mobile ship loading conveyor has the drive and device of boom luffing and telescope, feeding conveyor, telescopic and slewing chute, discharged car, dust removing, power and control cable wheeler, etc.  This series conveyors offer significant operating costs savings compared to traditional methods of material handling (e.g. mobile harbor cranes, fixed installations etc.) as well as providing environmental and health & safety benefits. 

SKE is one of the professional belt conveyor manufacturer in China, who can design the complete various fixed or  mobile ship loading conveyor system and the layout based on client's demand; 

How to select a right ship loading conveyor solution? it will depend on many factors, such as the site limitation, port topography,the  target for the project, the vessel size, tide etc.