RESEARCH PAPERS: Materials Handling Papers

The Bougainville 975 TPH Feeder

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W. A. Winkler

Arthur G. McKee & Co., Western Knapp Engineering Division, San Francisco, Calif.

J. Eng. Ind 95(1), 27-30 (Feb 01, 1973) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438122 History: Received June 26, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


This paper describes the traveling tripper-surge bin-feeder-screen system as well as the hopper design for mass flow of material. Highlights of the calculations are brought out, particularly those concerned with belt horsepower and pulley stresses due to unusually high tension. A description of mechanical components is included and the selections of steel cable belt and hydraulic drive are discussed.

Copyright © 1973 by ASME
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