A Letter on Belt Conveyor System as a Mode of Transportation in Industry


  • Monideepa Pati Student, MBA-PS Transportation Management, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata, India
  • Ujjayan Majumdar Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, United States of America




Belt conveyor system, Idlers, Supply of materials, Transportation


In any power plant coal obtained from the open pit mines should be transported to the plant for the production of power. Many means of transportations are available like truck, railways pipelines, Conveyor belts etc. For Industrial purpose material handling equipment are designed in a way such that material handling is easy, fast, less maintenance cost for the equipment, efficient, safe etc. This paper discusses how conveyor belt is a better mode of transportation in power plants than any other modes available. Provided with brief Discussion various parts of the conveyor belt, and also about some types of conveyor belts used in Power plants. There are many types of conveyer belts present that can be used as per the need of different power plants. Also provided with a proper safety design values for the safe and efficient working of the belt.


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How to Cite

M. Pati and U. Majumdar, “A Letter on Belt Conveyor System as a Mode of Transportation in Industry”, IJRESM, vol. 3, no. 12, pp. 75–79, Dec. 2020.