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What is sensor based inspection?

What is sensor based inspection?

SYNOPSIS. The objective of the project is to collect the desired items with help of web camera and dispose the unwanted items using rejection mechanism.

How do you inspect a conveyor?

Examine the entire length of the conveyor structure for signs of damage or loose hardware. Specific areas to inspect include the bearings and bearing mounting bolts. Inspect the head and tail pulley set screws and mounting hardware. Replace missing hardware and repair damage before resuming conveyor operation.

What is TPH in conveyor?

The Following conveyor belt capacity charts show tons per hour (TPH) based on material weighing 100 lbs. per cubic foot, 20° material surcharge angle with three equal length rolls on troughing idlers.

What is conveyor takeup?

Conveyor take-up is the process of adjusting the tension on a conveyor belt. Conveyor take-up is the process of adjusting the tension on a conveyor belt. This process prevents damage to the belt and other equipment within the conveyor system and prevents premature wear of components.

What is the safety needed before operating those conveyors?

Always replace safety guards before placing a conveyor back into service. Never operate a conveyor with an open or missing chain or belt guard. Look for and remove any sharp edges, protruding objects or other hazardous conditions. String any hoses or drop cords to avoid trip hazards.

What is the difference between angle of repose and angle of surcharge?

The Angle of Surcharge is normally 5° to 15° less than the Angle of Repose .

What is capacity of belt conveyor?

Conveyor capacity is determined by the belt speed, width and the angle of the belt – and can be expressed as. Q = ρ A v (1)

What is a gravity take up?

Gravity Take-up (GTU) A counter weight attached to the gravity take-up pulley pulls down on the belt to maintain tension via gravity. The bend pulleys direct belt slack around the gravity take-up pulley.

What are conveyor rules?

We’ve compiled this list of safety practices that will help keep you and your coworkers safe.

  • Don’t sit, stand, or walk on conveyors.
  • Make sure conveyor controls are operating correctly.
  • Keep hair, clothing, jewelry, and other loose items away.
  • Check that all conveyor guards are in place.
  • Be watchful of pinch points.