Belt Cleaner Improves Efficiency And Extends Blade Life
Products Used O2 Cleaner
Product Types Used Belt Cleaning Solutions
Industry Mining
Customer Kingston No. 2 Mine Fayette County, West Virginia

Problem

Kingston No. 2 Mine in Fayette County, West Virginia relies on belt conveyors to move coal above and below ground.

Coal-carrying conveyors both above and below ground need to be cleaned to reduce operating problems and safety issues. Cleaning these belts can be difficult as the multiple mechanical splices on many belts will reduce cleaning efficiency and shorten blade life.

Solution

The O2 Cleaner from Martin Engineering features tungsten carbide cleaning edges mounted in a patented adjustable blade holder that deflects to allow the passage of splices.

The Martin® O2 Cleaner features features tungsten carbide cleaning edges mounted in a patented adjustable blade holder that deflects to allow the passage of splices.

Results

To clean its belt, this radial stacker at Kingston No. 2 Mine incorporates a series of O2 Cleaners.

The Martin® O2 Cleaner has really done the job at Kingston No. 2 Mine," says Danny Hellmandollar, Superintendent. “We’ve been using them for about three years now, and I’ve been able to cut back the amount of man-hours we need to clean up around the belts,” he says. “The mine inspectors are pleased with our belts.”

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