Key Benefits

  • Longer service life of components
  • Optimise throughput and increase productivity
  • Identify potential bottlenecks

Monitor, manage, optimise with the Digital Twin

In a physical conveying operation, it’s impossible for you to have sight of every component – which is why it can be difficult to pinpoint where you’re losing efficiency. Through belt conveyor monitoring, the Digital Twin for Belt Conveying gives you that comprehensive picture, as well as the tools you need to enhance operations.

How does a Digital Twin for Belt Conveyor work?

Our digital twin technology provides real-time feedback on the compatibility of the operating conditions of every major belt conveyor component – with all data measured live. Component stresses are calculated utilising a dynamic physics-based model and proactive feedback is provided to enable operators to make informed decisions based upon real data – with a clear outline of the consequences of each and every action.

Innovations driven at a faster pace by monitoring with real time feedback

The online dashboard monitors the performance of each component, giving you the comprehensive overview you need to optimise performance.

Longer service life of components:
Operate the belt in ideal conditions to avoid overstress on components such as take-up systems, pulleys and the belt itself.


Optimise throughput – Increase productivity:
Increase the productivity of your open pit mine, get live information about what is happening to each component of your belt conveyor system, and simulate offline before undertaking any action.


Identify potential bottlenecks: 
Receive immediate feedback on the impact of operational changes to determine exactly what has been affected by each change and identify issues before it becomes a problem.

 

Efficient and precise commissioning of new belt conveyor systems

You will not only know the current/power required for different load levels, but what the stress is in each component as well as the tension in any part of the belt. The digital twin can also simulate within the live data as yet unseen operating conditions to test for future required conditions.

Analysis of required power to enable cost-efficient operation:
Belt conveyor monitoring allows you to accurately determine where the friction on your conveyor is coming from, enabling you to take the necessary action to avoid spending excess energy on anything other than transportation of materials.

 

Confirmation of your belt conveyor system’s design:
Your digital twin is not simply based on a physics-simulation engine but also features the built-in know-how and rule sets from some of the world’s best conveyor designers.

 

Valuable data for root-cause analysis:
Turn your data into understanding of why and how problems occur.

 


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