Project Description

FPT equipment for the realization of the longest aerial transport system for bulk materials on ropes in the world

Pulling cylinders and pumps for the stringing of main ropes.
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Details

PLACE

Brasile

AREA

Minerario

TECHNOLOGY

Cilindri traenti e centraline

Description

7 km of conveyor belt suspended on ropes (FlyingBelt); the longest in the world built in Brazil in the Barroso area. The plant is 7.2 km long, flies over difficult obstacles and terrains while minimizing the impact on the surrounding environment.

Holcim the buyer has put into operation the plant that is able to transport from the quarry to the cement factory about 1,500 tons of limestone per hour. In the overhead conveyor belt of the world’s longest ropes are used in a single rubber band, the total length of 14.4 kilometers, 60,000 meters of cables and 25,000 rolls.