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Title: Bulk material handling system

This disclosure relates to a bulk material handling system particularly adapted for underground mining and includes a monorail supported overhead and carrying a plurality of conveyors each having input and output end portions with the output end portion of a first of the conveyors positioned above an input end portion of a second of the conveyors, a device for imparting motion to the conveyors to move the material from the input end portions toward the output end portions thereof, a device for supporting at least one of the input and output end portions of the first and second conveyors from the monorail, and the supporting device including a plurality of trolleys rollingly supported by the monorail whereby the conveyors can be readily moved therealong.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Wexford, PA)
  2. (New Stanton, PA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
863381
Report Number(s):
US 4159757
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
bulk; material; handling; disclosure; relates; bulk; material; handling; particularly; adapted; underground; mining; monorail; supported; overhead; carrying; plurality; conveyors; input; output; portions; output; portion; conveyors; positioned; input; portion; conveyors; device; imparting; motion; conveyors; move; material; input; portions; output; portions; device; supporting; input; output; portions; conveyors; monorail; supporting; device; including; plurality; trolleys; rollingly; supported; monorail; whereby; conveyors; readily; moved; therealong; material handling; material handling; particularly adapted; disclosure relates; device including; bulk material; bulk material; underground mining /198/