Saturday 23rd Oct, 2021
Piero Velletri has a diverse career that spans more than 25 years. Piero currently holds the role of Global Product Manager at Metso Outotec and is responsible for the WearSense wear monitoring system and specialised liner fasteners product lines.

Webinar: Monitoring chute liner wear in real time

Variability in ore type and changes in liner materials can impact the wear rates of the liners used to protect…
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Chute doors are an integral part of conveyor systems, necessary to allow workers access to the conveyor chute. Most traditional chute doors require a specialised tool to open them, which can become time intensive and cause downtime and present a hazard to employees.

Safer access and inspection on your site

Chute doors are an integral part of conveyor systems. They are necessary to allow workers access to the conveyor chute….
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A collaboration of Newcastle businesses, including TUNRA Bulk Solids, HIC Services, and Lindsay Dynan, worked together to improve the throughput of a transfer chute at a prominent Hunter Valley coal mine by using 3D modelling technology.

TUNRA’s 10 Commandments for reliable transfer chute design

Shaun Reid, Dr Jens Plinke and Priscilla Freire offer their top 10 tips on how to design transfer chutes that…
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Chute doors are an integral part of conveyor systems, necessary to allow workers access to the conveyor chute. Most traditional chute doors require a specialised tool to open them, which can become time intensive and cause downtime and present a hazard to employees.

Bend-tech chute doors offer safer access

Chute doors are an integral part of conveyor systems, necessary to allow workers access to the conveyor chute. Most traditional…
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Thomas Greaves, General Manager of DYNA Engineering, discusses conveyor impact beds: what they are, how they work and why they can increase productivity and reduce maintenance costs.

Reducing conveyor impact zone problems with impact beds

Thomas Greaves, General Manager of DYNA Engineering, discusses conveyor impact beds: what they are, how they work and why they…
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Aspec Engineering’s Paul Munzenberger investigates some of the performance problems that can result from an insufficient drop height in bulk material handling systems.

Problems with short drop height soft flow chutes

Aspec Engineering’s Paul Munzenberger investigates some of the performance problems that can result from an insufficient drop height in bulk…
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When a cement manufacturer wanted to upgrade its loading station, others balked at the challenge. Vortex Global was willing to rise to the occasion.

Testing the limits of cement chute design

When a cement manufacturer wanted to upgrade its loading station, others balked at the challenge. Vortex Global was willing to…
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In his regular column, Steve Davis explores how the multiple functions of chutes can result in designs that leave safety, operation and maintenance legacies.

BULKtalk: Best practice in chute design – Part two

In his regular column, Steve Davis explores how the multiple functions of chutes can result in designs that leave safety,…
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BULKtalk: Best practice in chute design – Part one

In his regular BULKtalk column, Steve Davis of Rio Tinto considers the basics of bulk handling that sites often struggle…
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