Essroc Project

Essroc Project Design included mechanical design, control design, and chute design(3). New control system with an upgraded mechanical design. Additional Forensic work done on site in 2015.

Year Built: 2010
Location: Essroc – Allentown, PA
Conveyor Length: 2.734 km
Power: 900 kW
Tonnage: 1,000 tph
Belt Strength:  ST-700 N/mm
Belt Speed:  3.3 m/s
Material Conveyed: Limestone
Interesting features:
–   By-way conveying mid-station drive.
–   400 m horizontal curve..


Chute Design

Project scope included chute design and DEM analysis for three chutes in a system conveying limestone up to 1,000 tph.
Number of Chutes: 3
Chute Design: Yes
ROCKY DEM Analysis: Yes
Capacity:  1,000 tph


Additional Work at Site

Projects on site after initial project completion
Year: Type: Scope Description
2015 Forensic Analysis Forensic analysis to determine cause of repeated pulley failures.


Essroc Project was last modified: May 4th, 2016 by CDI