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Apron Feeder Design Calculations

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Basic Apron Feeder Design Calculations

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Fill in application either in Metric or Imperial system.

TYPE:

APRON FEEDER
BELT FEEDER

FEEDER INFORMATION

Design Capacity:

Drive Type:

Electromechanical
Hydraulic

MATERIAL

Bulk Density:

Angle of Repose:

Moisture Content

Lump Size:

Material Temperature:

FEEDER & SKIRTS DIMENSIONS

Length of
Feeder L =

Lift of
Feeder H =

Width of
Skirts W =

Length under
hopper A =

Length of skirtboards B =

Bed Depth of material D =

form graph

OPERATING

Site Altitude

Ambient Temperature

 

Location:

Indoor
Outdoor
In Tunnel
Underground

Operating Schedule:

Life of Mine:

POWER SUPPLY:

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

APPLICANT:

End User
Resale
Consultant

Frequently Asked Questions

In our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section, each question incorporates a specific answer. If you have a more detailed question, we can provide the answers. Feel free to e-mail us with your questions

What is the best type of feeder to suit my application?

How much impact can an apron feeder take?

How much clean-up will I have under the apron feeder?

Do I need a dribble belt under the apron feeder?

How do the hydraulic and electromechanical drives compare?

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