pages in category 'freight transport' the following 137 pages are in this category, out of 137 total. this list may not reflect recent changes .
shuttle cars – low-profile, electric-powered, rubber-tire material haulage vehicles that transport up to 22 metric tons of coal and other material from continuous miners to the main mine run-out conveyor belt, discharging their material loads with the help of on-board chain conveyors. flexible conveyor trains – electric-powered, self .
a conveyor pulley is a mechanical device used to change the direction of the belt in a conveyor system, to drive the belt, and to tension the belt.modern pulleys are made of rolled shells with flexible end disks and locking assemblies. early pulley engineering was developed by josef sitzwohl in australia in 1948 and later by helmuth lange and walter schmoltzi in germany
a treadmill is a device generally for walking, running or climbing while staying in the same place. treadmills were introduced before the development of powered machines, to harness the power of animals or humans to do work, often a type of mill that was operated by a person or animal treading steps of a treadwheel to grind grain.
a lineshaft roller conveyor or line-shaft conveyor is, as its name suggests, powered by a shaft beneath rollers. these conveyors are suitable for light applications up to 50 kg such as cardboard boxes and tote boxes. a single shaft runs below the rollers running the length of the conveyor.
a belt is a loop of flexible material used to link two or more rotating shafts mechanically, most often parallel. belts may be used as a source of motion, to transmit power efficiently or to track relative movement. belts are looped over pulleys and may have a twist between the pulleys, and the shafts need not be parallel.. in a two pulley system, the belt can either drive the pulleys normally .
the only disadvantage to the plastic slip sheet is the high cost. yet, its advantages include longer sheet life, durable lips, ability to be stored in cold or humid environments, and that it can be handled by a roller conveyor, slip sheet lift truck, or powered unit load transportation devices. slip sheet vs. pallet
the following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to transport: . transport or transportation – movement of people and goods from one place to another.
a belt is a loop of flexible material used to link two or more rotating shafts mechanically, most often parallel. belts may be used as a source of motion, to transmit power efficiently or to track relative movement. belts are looped over pulleys and may have a twist between the pulleys, and the shafts need not be parallel. in a two pulley system, the belt can either drive the pulleys normally in one direction, or the belt may be crossed, so that the direction of the driven shaft is reversed. as
chain conveyors use an endless chain both to transmit power and to propel material, either directly by the chain or by attachments to the chain. they are used to move material up to 90 metres 300 ft , and typically under 30 metres 98 ft .