Trombetas Project

Trombetas Project Design services for the 8 km overland conveyor included mechanical design, downhills, control logic for stopping and starting, instrumentation, supervisory system, and forensic testing.

Year Built: 1997
Location: Trombetas – MRN, Brazil
Conveyor Length: 17.103 km
Power: 6,750 kW
Tonnage: 3,123 tph
Belt Strength:  ST-1500, ST-1600, ST-2250, ST-2600 N/mm
Belt Speed:  4.2 m/s
Material Conveyed: Bauxite
Interesting features:
–   Scoop Tube Fluid Couplings


Trombetas Project was last modified: May 5th, 2016 by CDI