Zisco Project – World Record

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Conveyor Design Scope

Zisco Project World Record Design – Responsible for mechanical design and control logic for starting and stopping, head tail drive, and downhills.

Year Built: 1998
Location: Zimbabwe, South Africa
Conveyor Length: 15.6 km
Power: 1,000 kW
Tonnage: 600 tph
Belt Strength:  ST-888 N/mm
Belt Speed:  4.3 m/s
Material Conveyed: Iron Ore
Interesting features:
–   Worlds longest single flight (51,000’) troughed conveyor in 1998
–   Overland w/horizontal curve, Downhill, 1 flight, brakes


World Record Project

Zisco Project – World Record was last modified: May 5th, 2016 by CDI