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Conveyor Belt System Inspection

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the purpose of a safety cord on a conveyor belt system
  • Explain the function of a lateral motion switch, when used in conjunction with a conveyor belt
  • Describe the difference between overspeed protection and holdback protection, as it relates to conveyor belt operation
  • List three checks you should make when inspecting a running conveyor belt
  • Discuss the purpose of a belt wiper

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50 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will have the ability to describe the equipment that is used to protect plant personnel and conveying system equipment.