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THE LIFTUBE IS A UNIVERSAL BULK

HANDLING CONCEPT . IT PREVENTS,
IN TOTAL SAFETY, ANY CONTACT
BETWEEN THE PRODUCT AND THE
OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT.

PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH TRADITIONNAL BELT CONVEYORS
¾

SAFETY
Nip/Pinch
Nip/Pinch point
point
spillages
spillages

¾ MAINTENANCE
Many
Many wearing
wearing parts
parts
Difficult
Difficult disassembling
disassembling

¾ TIGHTNESS
Dust
Dust emission
emission
Loss
Loss of
of material
material during
during conveying
conveying

¾ PERFORMANCES
High
High energy
energy consumption
consumption
Limited
Limited loading
loading capacity
capacity

HOW TO SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS
¾

SAFETY

Nip/Pinch
Nip/Pinch point
point :: installation
installation of
of wire
wire nettings
nettings or
or cladding
cladding panels
panels
spillages
spillages :: installation
installation of
of skirtboards,
skirtboards, rubber
rubber flaps,
flaps, curtains
curtains

¾ MAINTENANCE
Wearing
Wearing parts
parts :: important
important stock
stock of
of spares
spares is
is necessary
necessary
Difficult
Difficult disassembling
disassembling :: complex
complex removable
removable system
system

¾ TIGHTNESS
Dust
Dust emission
emission :: installation
installation of
of rubber
rubber flaps
flaps and
and covers
covers
Loss
Loss of
of material
material during
during conveying
conveying :: installation
installation of
of skirtboards
skirtboards with
with rubber
rubber flaps
flaps

¾ PERFORMANCES
High
High energy
energy consumption
consumption :: oversized
oversized belt
belt drives
drives

Limited
Limited loading
loading capacity
capacity :: higher
higher angle
angle of
of through
through

CONCLUSION

Air tightness
tightness is
is never
never perfect
perfect
¾ Air
Wire nettings
nettings and
and cladding
cladding panels
panels are
are never
never reassembled
reassembled following
following
¾ Wire
maintenance
maintenance operation
operation
Important wear
wear of
of rubber
rubber flaps,
flaps, skirtboards
skirtboards and
and of
of the
the belt
belt
¾ Important

¾ Important
Important wear
wear of
of idlers
idlers resulting
resulting in
in an
an installation
installation of
of additionnal
additionnal and/or
and/or
complex
complex accessories
accessories

THE SOLUTION

COMPARATIVE

COWLING
CLADING PANNELS (Pinch point
protection)

TRADITIONAL SYSTEM

NEW SYSTEM :
LIFTUBE

AVANTADGES

DRAWBACKS

. Partial tightness

. Spillages

. Reliability

. Wear of flaps
. Wear of belt
. High energy
consumption
. Nip/pinch point
. Difficult maintenance

SYSTEME TRADITIONNEL
TRADITIONAL
SYSTEM

AVANTADGES
. Complete tightness
. Aesthetic
. High loading capacity
. High conveying length
. Safety
. Identical drive
. Centered belt
. Short transition length
. Single idlers

LIFTUBE

. Economical
. Higher belt life

DRAWBACKS

animation

LIFTUBE COMPONENTS

Technical data

FET

Photos

Accessories

Video Liftube

Video Novacarb

f No dust emission, no airborne dust
f Complete protection of the conveyed
material, no contamination
f Total safety (conformity with norm
93/40/CE)
f Drastic reduction in maintenance
f Increase of conveyors flow rates
f Energy Savings
f Standard, adaptable and evolutive
components

HOUILLERE DU BASSIN DE LORRAINE (57) 2001
Activity : Colliery
Material : Coal
Belt speed : 1,5 to 2,5 m/s

NOVACARB (54) 2002
Activity : Quarry / Chemicals
Material : Limestone
Belt speed : 1,2 m/s

ANHYDRITE LORRAINE (57) 2002
Activity : mines
Material : calcium minerals
Belt speed : 3 m/s

Activity : Waste treatment
Material : dry muds
Belt speed : 3 m/s

VIVENDI LE HAVRE (76) 2001

Activity : fuel for cement plant
Material : wastes for burning
Belt speed : 1,2 m/s

HOLCIM CARBONERAS (Espagne) 2004

Activity : lime
Material : lime 0/150
Belt speed : 1,8 m/s

CHAUX DE DUGNY (55) 2004

Activity : lsugar industry
Material : grass, beet-leaf
Belt speed : 4 m/s

BEGHIN SAY (59) 2004

Technical data

FET

Photos

Accessories

Video Liftube

Video Novacarb

f No dust emission, no airborne dust
f Complete protection of the conveyed
material, no contamination
f Total safety (conformity with norm
93/40/CE)
f Drastic reduction in maintenance
f Increase of conveyors flow rates
f Energy Savings
f Standard, adaptable and evolutive
components

CROSS BEAM AND FIXATION SYSTEM

ADAPTABLE ON EVERY EXISTING TYPE OF
CONVEYOR

PROTECTION OF NIP/PINCH POINT

CONFORMITY WITH NORM 93/40

TILTING ROLLER SYSTEM

DRASTIC REDUCTION IN MAINTENANCE

TILTING SKIRTBOARDS

DRASTIC REDUCTION IN MAINTENANCE

COVER

NO CONTAMINATION OF PRODUCT
NO DUST EMISSION

animation

LIFTUBE COMPONENTS

Technical data

FET

Photos

Accessories

Video Liftube

Video Novacarb

f No dust emission, no airborne dust
f Complete protection of the conveyed
material, no contamination
f Total safety (conformity with norm
93/40/CE)
f Drastic reduction in maintenance
f Increase of conveyors flow rates
f Energy Savings
f Standard, adaptable and evolutive
components

Cross beam

Fixation system

Rollers supports

Nip/pinch point protection

Rollers

Skirtboards
supports

Skirtboards

Cover

animation

LIFTUBE COMPONENTS

Technical data

FET

Photos

Accessories

Video Liftube

Video Novacarb

f No dust emission, no airborne dust
f Complete protection of the conveyed
material, no contamination
f Total safety (conformity with norm
93/40/CE)
f Drastic reduction in maintenance
f Increase of conveyors flow rates
f Energy Savings
f Standard, adaptable and evolutive
components