Auxiliary Equipment

SKU: CHAEQ00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Auxiliary equipment is used to perform support operations in a typical coal handling system. Support operations, such as weighing coal and collecting coal samples, help provide important information for coal handling and other plant operations.This training program explains why coal is weighed and sampled, and describes some of the auxiliary equipment used to perform these jobs. It also covers some of the preventative maintenance tasks that coal handlers may perform to keep auxiliary equipment in good working condition.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Auxiliary Equipment
  • State two reasons why coal must be weighed.
  • Describe the general characteristics of coal.
  • Explain the purpose of a representative sample.
  • Give two reasons why coal should be sampled.
  • Weighing Equipment
  • Explain how truck scales are used to weigh coal.
  • Explain how track scales are used to weigh coal.
  • Explain how conveyor belt scales are used to weigh coal.
  • Scale Operation and Preventive Maintenance
  • Describe some of the general procedures involved in operating scales.
  • Explain some of the preventive maintenance jobs that should be performed on scales.
  • Automatic Sampling
  • Describe some of the general principles that apply to collecting a representative sample of coal.
  • Explain how an automatic sampling system generally operates.
  • Manual Sampling
  • Explain how an auger sampler can be used to collect representative samples of coal.
  • Describe some of the general procedures for collecting a representative sample of coal by hand.
  • Preventive Maintenance of Sampling Equipment
  • Describe some of the preventive maintenance jobs that should be performed on sampling equipment.
  • Describe problems that could prevent a sampler from operating properly and explain how these problems can be handled.
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