Case Study - Minera El Abra, Chile

Almex Sectional vulcanizer splicing an ST 6800 high strength steel cord belt in Chile.

The Overland Conveyor Sytem was designed by Krupp Canada , with belting supplied by Pheonix AG, Germany and conveyor belt vulcanizer supplied by Shaw-Almex Industries, Canada.

The Almex Sectional Vulcanizer model LHK10D 28071 chosen to ensure the best splices possible is comprised of 10 platen sets covering a platen area of 280" x 71" (7110 mm x 1800 mm) with a splice length of 63" (1600 mm) . Operating pressure 200 psi (14 kg/cm2).