For many years, the clamshell unloader has been the heart of the typical unloading facility, and in spite of new unloading techniques, it will continue to play a major role in years to come, since today's high performance, high capacity unloader can represent an investment of several million dollars. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the various types of reeving systems that are available, their major advantages and limitations, and the features that are essential to any system to insure smooth and trouble-free operation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for meeting 19-21 September 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Coulter, S M
    • Fenton, E A
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051105
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 73-MH-6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1974 12:00AM