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Kendal power station

  1. 1. Kendal power station Ash conveyor system<br />MATERIALS HANDLING<br />
  2. 2. Kendal Power Station – Ash conveyor system<br />Age Engineering - a member of the Age of Africa Technologies Group - were commissioned by ESKOM to come up with a simple yet intelligent design for the ash conveyor protection system at their Kendal Power Station in Mpumalanga.<br />Owing to the length of the ash handling conveyor, the protection system had to incorporate enhanced fault finding and accurate trip site location.<br />This unique design in long-line conveyor protection is a world first. All of ESKOM's criteria were met and incorporated all the other aspects of conveyor related alarms such as belt rip, misalignment, and blocked chute detection, yet there are no electronics in the field. <br />The system, which took six months and comprised 66 man months from conception to completion, is so efficient and easy to maintain that AGE are pleased to report their client is extremely pleased with the reliability of the plant.<br />AGE's brief included the overall project management, PLC engineering using a Siemens Su110 PLC, equipment supply, installation and commissioning.<br />The project, which was repeat business for AEG with ESKOM, was completed on time and within budget<br />AGE Technologies contact us: 011 869 3925 www.age.co.za<br />

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