RESEARCH PAPERS: Materials Handling Papers

Feeding Calcine Dust With a Belt Feeder at Falconbridge

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G. B. Reed

Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd., Falconbridge, Ontario, Canada

J. R. Johanson

Jenike and Johanson, Inc., Burlington, Mass.

J. Eng. Ind 95(1), 72-74 (Feb 01, 1973) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438164 History: Received June 26, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


This paper describes a bin for feeding dry calcine dust at a uniform rate of up to 90 TPH directly onto a belt. A small amount of air is injected into the bin to ensure controlled flow. A patent is pending for this system.

Copyright © 1973 by ASME
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