Typical reasons for using iBelt are production accounting, underground coal logistics, machine / chute control and misalignment measurement.
The measured data is provided in real time to the PLC, SCADA and MES systems for different purposes. Usually several departments benefit from the data (e.g. operations, maintenance, management). iBelt usually has a very short payback time, due to improved overall efficiency (machines, beltload), reduced energy consumption and belt wear, material flow, visualization and reporting. In most cases it pays back within three to twelve months – depending on regional context and local maintenance costs for belt scales.
iBelt is available in ATEX Zone 21 22 and ATEX M1 M2 housings, Class II, Div 1 and Div 2 as well as Class I, Div 2. Other enclosures upon request.