Careful unloading of iron ore pellets with SCHADE Wagon Tippler
Published by John Williams,
At the Baltic Port of Ust-Luga, around 100 km west of St. Petersburg in Russia, export capacity is being expanded further by the port logistics company Ultramar. This first-time customer of SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH has ordered equipment for the outdoor stockyard of a new iron ore terminal.
Back in the sales phase SCHADE supplied fundamental technical solutions for the outdoor stockyard design. The order comprises a Portal Reclaimer with a capacity of 2500 tph and a rail span of 46 m, a rotating Stacker at a capacity of 1800 tph and boom length of 37 m, and a Wagon Tippler with a capacity of up to 1800 tph. The SCHADE supply package also includes two Hybrid Apron Feeders with a capacity of over 850 tph each which are being delivered by AUMUND Fördertechnik.
The machines are to stack and reclaim iron ore pellets for Lebedinsky GOK, which describes itself as operating the largest plant in Russia and the CIS for the mining and processing of iron ore, and has been a customer of AUMUND for many years. The specialised SCHADE technology guarantees that the iron ore pellets are not damaged during handling. This is for example achieved by defining a 32° tilt for unloading material from the wagons into the bunkers. The boom of the Stacker is structured to tip the fragile pellets with a drop of less than 1 m.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/dry-bulk/17032020/careful-unloading-of-iron-ore-pellets-with-schade-wagon-tippler/
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