Quintette Project

Jiangxi Project Design included mechanical design and control design of a 2.9 m conveyor.

Year of Construction: 1986
Location: Quintette Mine, Tumbler Bridge, BC, Canada
Length : 19.0 km
Power: 6,111 kW
Capacity: 2,200 tph
Velocity : 6.0 m/s
Material: Coal

Interesting Features:

  • Redesign of brake (existing brake proportional control caused runaway). Replaced with very fast acting hydraulic disk brake (70 msec)
  • Pulley re-design (corrected drive pulley design flaw)
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