Success as a Scavenger - World Coal Article
Published: February 21st 2010
Belt cleaners are installed to remove material that sticks to a conveyor past the nominal discharge point. The cleaners are generally installed at the discharge, usually at the head pulley, because this position allows the fines and slime removed from the belt to be returned to the main material stream. Typically, dual cleaners are installed - a primary precleaner and a secondary belt cleaner.