Ten commandments for controlling spillage at belt conveyor loading zones
Fugitive material, or spillage, released at belt conveyor loading zones wastes valuable material, damages system components, increases explosion and fire risks, reduces worker safety, and dirties the environment. In addition, cleaning up spillage can consume a lot of time and money.
Spillage is an unnecessary evil that can be minimized by using a loading zone system with components suited to your application. In this First Letter to the Conveyorians, the author lists 10 commandments describing how to specify a well-designed loading zone system that will effectively control spillage.