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CONVEYOR MACHINERYCONVEYOR MACHINERYCONVEYORSCONVEYOR BELTSThe belt conveyor is a transporting, elevating, or distributing machine made up of an endless wide belt which carries a load on its upper surface. It operates between a head and a tail pulley and is supported by idlers, which in turn are supported by a frame or by steel cables. Conveyors are made in small portable elevating units that are loaded with hand shovels, and as giants that carry millions of tons of…
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