ADTR-022 Coal Handling and Preparation Plant Weir Warman Slurry Pump

Tahmoor Coal Wash Plant upgrades to Predator® on 150kW Weir Warman Pump drive and lasts 4 times longer.

End Market Industry  
CHPP - Coal Handling & Preparation Plant

Weir Warman slurry pump 
150 kW @ 1485rpm

Original Components 
Belts = 6 x SPCX4250 Fenner Raw-edge V-belts 
DriveR Pulley = 6/SPC315 
DriveN Pulley = 6/SPC630

Predator Slurry Pump

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A large coal mine needed to replace their slurry pump drive belts every 3-4 months. The belts would stretch, slip and cause unscheduled downtime on these critical drives.

Solution Description
Belts = 6 x SPC4250P Predator® V-belts
DriveR Pulley = 6/SPC315
DriveN Pulley = 6/SPC630

Predator Belt Cutaway

Benefits of Gates Product

The Predator® belts were installed on 2 similar drives and have so far achieved 12 months service life. In light of this success the site has now specified that Predator® belts are to be used on all critical drives.

Submitted by: Erich Beerenwinke

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