Car Dumpers

4.5 2 Reviews SKU: CHCDU00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Coal handlers operate and maintain the equipment used to transport and unload coal cars. This equipment may include rotary car dumpers, positioners, and retarders. To help coal handlers develop the skills needed to work safely with this equipment, this course describes how rotary car dumpers, positioners, and retarders work. It also explains how this equipment is generally operated during receiving operations, and how it is maintained.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Coal Car Unloading Systems
  • Name the three basics steps involved in receiving operations.
  • Describe the general function of the following equipment: positioners, rotary car dumpers, scales, dust control equipment, and retarders.
  • List some of the jobs that coal handlers generally perform during receiving operations.
  • Rotary Car Dumpers
  • Identify the basic parts of a rotary car dumper.
  • Describe the function of the following dumper components: platform, cradle, clamping system, spill truss, drive system, limit switches, and mechanical stops.
  • Controls, Inspections, and Preventive Maintenance
  • Name the basic controls used to operate a rotary car dumper and explain the function of each control.
  • Describe how to inspect a rotary car dumper.
  • Describe some of the preventive maintenance jobs a coal handler should perform on a rotary car dumper.
  • Receiving Operations
  • Describe some of the safety procedures that coal handlers should follow during receiving operations.
  • Describe general receiving operations at a plant that requires cars to be separated before they are unloaded.
  • Describe general receiving operations at a plant where cars remain coupled during unloading.
  • Positioning Systems and Retarders
  • Describe the major components of a positioning system and explain how a positioner works.
  • Describe the major components of a retarder and explain how a retarder works.
  • Receiving Operations Using Positioners and Retarders
  • Describe some of the inspections generally performed on positioners and retarders.
  • Describe general receiving operations at a plant that uses a positioner and retarder.

Customer Reviews

1/7/2019

Good Cross-train

“It is not my department itself but it is good to perform this type of tests to the worker to see its development in each area.”

Isidro O. Verified Customer

12/6/2018

Interesting. and easy to understand, even when I don´t have lot of knowlage of english and any exp

“Interesting. and easy to understand, even when I don´t have lot of knowlage of english and any experience on car dumpers”

Raul L. Verified Customer

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