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Trona (Soda ash)

The essential properties and characteristics required for conveyor belts used for the mining of Potash and Salt and belts used for the mining of Trona are almost identical. Fire safety is the first priority in all cases. Then comes the need for reliability and the strength needed to resist impact… Read More



Gypsum is widely used as a fertilizer and as the main constituent in many forms of plaster. To be financially viable, gypsum mines need to achieve a consistently high output volume with downtime kept to an absolute minimum. Conveyors used in gypsum mines must, therefore, be able to withstand sustained… Read More



There are many different demands placed on the conveyor belts used within salt mines. Although safety is, of course, the top priority, the need for economy is also a fact of life. In order to provide the longest and therefore the most economical lifetime, the belts must have the structural… Read More



To be successful, potash and salt mines have to maintain high continuous output. Conveyors, therefore, must be able to reliably cope with a wide combination of very specific demands. First and foremost they need to be safe. They also need to be cost-effective by being able to withstand sustained use… Read More



Fenner Dunlop solid woven belts are used extensively in underground mines for the extraction of both thermal coal for the generation of power and coking coal, used for steel production for example. For underground coal mines, especially for those operating in hazardous gaseous environments, the key focus… Read More