MASSIVE CONVEYOR SYSTEM SUPPLIES AEP'S GAVIN PLANT

Twenty-five hundred tons of coal per hour feed huge 2.6-million-kilowatt facility near Cheshire, Ohio, from two mines located 10 and 15 miles away, respectively. The 15 mile conveyor system consists of a five-mile unit connecting the company's two new deep mines and a 10-mile stretch to carry washed coal from both mines to the power plant. The inter-mine system comprises a pair of 2 1/2 mile conveyors while the 10-mile system employs two five-mile flights over rolling terrain. Conveyor design, belting and drives, as well as the equipment operation are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maclean-Hunter Publishing Company

    300 West Adams Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Viciana, J J
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

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  • Accession Number: 00096589
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1975 12:00AM