Dewatering: Thickening, Filtering, CCD, Water Treatment & Tailings Disposal

Dewatering: Thickening, Filtering, CCD, Water Treatment & Tailings Disposal2017-04-04T06:57:46-04:00
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Filter belt noise (4 replies and 2 comments)

Teggry
2 years ago
Teggry 2 years ago

Hi I have recently been involve in commissioning a filter belt. We are getting some loud howling noises coming from it and I have pretty well ruled out drive drum slipppage.

Any ideas?

Agricola
2 years ago
Agricola 2 years ago

Have you checked for vacuum leakage?  

Teggry
2 years ago

That is something we have been ascertaining still.

Robert
2 years ago
Robert 2 years ago
  1. Have you contacted the manufacturer to discuss this issue?
  2. Does the sound overwhelm senses or are you able to identify sound as coming from particular area of the process / equipment?
  3. Do you have access to sound monitoring equipment that could be used in troubleshooting?
  4. Does noise occur all the time, does intensity change, etc.
  5. Does noise occur without feed to filter?
  6. Does noise occur with vacuum not running? 
Teggry
2 years ago
Teggry 2 years ago

Does not occur when there is nothing on the belt and of course only occurs when the vacuum is running

Teggry
2 years ago
Teggry 2 years ago

It appears to be coming from the drive end of the belt more than any other area, it was also occurring when the vendor was here but then it was more belt adjustment requirements ( not saying that is not still the issue)

Robert
2 years ago

Does it get worse as:
- belt is more heavily loaded
- vacuum is increased

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