Belt Conveyor Course
The Conveyor Manufacturers Association is running its “Design & Operations of Belt Conveyor” Diploma Course from 9 to 16 May in Johannesburg. This is an intensive course on how conveyors operate and how their various components are designed. Features include a thorough understanding of all the components of a conveyor, solving common problems, avoiding pitfalls, idler and pulley selection, catalogue selection of motors, reducers and couplings with the main emphasis on the design of the conveyor system.
Ideal candidates include newly-graduated mechanical engineers and technicians, draughtsmen wishing to advance to conveyor design, people already engaged in the industry requiring more knowledge of conveyor design, conveyor operators, project support staff requiring information in order to, for example, adjudicate equipment bids or purchase conveyor equipment.
Candidates must have a minimum of matric mathematics. At least two years practical experience on conveyors is required or a firm commitment and dedication to obtaining a conveyor qualification is essential.