Rip detector stops significant damage

A BELT condition monitoring system mounted on a major Pilbara iron ore stockyard conveyor has detected an early belt rip, automatically shutting down the conveyor before significant damage was caused.

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A rip detection system has paid dividends for FMG.

Fortescue Metals Group conveyor superintendent Chris Ams said this was an example of how keeping up with the latest technology could pay off.