You are on page 1of 1

Optimum Solution Matrix for Conveyor system to remove Pyrites in Coal Power Plant

Technically Feasible Options


Powered- Monorail Screw Conveyors (multiple Belt Conveyors Side wall Belt feeder Pendent type Bucket
(multiple inlet- outlet in to inlet- outlet in to a hopper) (multiple inlet- outlet (Directly Fed in to elevator ( Directly Fed in
Factors to consider Weight a hopper) in to a hopper) truck) to truck)

Space Occupied/Footprint
1 (Obstruction to regular O&M activities) 5 4 4 2 5 3

5 Pollution Mitigation 5 4 4 3 4 3
Easiness to Bypass ( in case of outage or
8 exess amount) 5 5 4 1 5 4

Easiness to dismantle (in case of mill


9 overhaul) 4 4 2 1 5 4

3 Degree of Automatability 4 3 5 4 4 4

4 Lesser modifications requred to existing 4 4 3 2 5 4


facilities
Complexity to repair/Maintenace (Cost &
2 3 4 2 2 4 3
Down time)
6 Material Availability 3 4 3 3 3 3
Directional flexibility (total numbers of
7 conveyor sections requred) 3 5 4 3 5 5

10 Elegance (simple,clever & ingenious) 3 4 4 3 5 4


Robustness (strud,resilient and unlikely to
11 fail) 3 4 2 4 5 4

12 Safety (Fabrication, operaion, Store & 3 5 3 3 5 3


Dispose)
13 Resources in house (Skills, Material) 2 4 3 4 4 4
14 Efficiency 2 4 3 3 5 4

15 Aesthetics (tasteful & pleasing to look at) 1 4 4 3 4 3

Total Points 207 170 129 229 183

Effect Marks
Never meet the objective 1
Largely deviate from the objective 2
Averagely deviate from the objective 3
Slightly deviate from the objective 4
Meet the Objective 5