AMETEK Land 'World Coal' - Feeling The Heat
Richard Gagg, Industry Manager - Metals, AMETEK Land, discusses infrared line scanning as a technique that can be applied to detect early stages of spontaneous heating and combustion for coal moving on a belt conveyor system.
The ability of belt conveyor systems to move large quantities of materials continuously has made them invaluable in mines and storage areas, and at transportation hubs, such as port facilities and train terminals. The advantages of belt conveyors can also be their weakness. This is particularly true when transporting reactive combustible materials that are used as fuel.
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