This is the main drive of the conveyor and sufficient for belts of up to 5 km. To extend the conveyor additional booster stations have to be installed every 5 km.
The station is suitable for belts of up to 1,000 mm width.
The drive unit mainly consists of:
- heavy duty steel structure
- drive pulley with rubber cover and bearing
- idler pulley with rubber cover and bearing
- 2 gear motors with VFD system (132 kW each)
- safety guard