Wood Pellet Conveyor Transfer Upgrade

INDUSTRY/COMPANY: Bulk Material Handling
TYPE: Infrastructure
OWNER: Fibreco Export Inc.
LOCATION: North Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
Project Features Include:
  • Design, supply & installation of engineered chute system to improve flow of material, reduce degradation from impact & reduce dust emissions at transfer point between two conveyors handling wood pellets
  • Utilized detailed Discreet Element Modeling (DEM) & material flow simulation to ascertain existing material flow conditions, validate performance parameters & optimize material handling at transfer point
  • Transfer chute with designed curved hood & spoon to guide material flow, reduce impact & dust generation
  • Extended enclosed skirting system to isolate & reduce dust emissions to the environment
  • Installation work was executed in planned shutdown windows coordinated closely with the Client