breakdown on any mine could cost thousands in turnover, let alone the hours
spent repairing the damage, and the production time loss while waiting for such
repair work to finalize.
highly competitive world of a mine, the crucial lifeline is the transportation
of the mined material.Conveyor belts are vital machines and instruments of the
mining industry for transportation. Should a breakdown occur, the lifeline of
the mine in some cases could come to a standstill. Experience has proved, that
one of the most dangerous and costly breakdowns of any conveyor belt systems, is
when the belt breaks and runs in the opposite direction.
the length of such a conveyor belt, the runaway usually results in major
monetary losses, if one has to calculate the repair time, standing time and
clean-up operation .