Coal Handling Overview, Part 1

SKU: CHCHO10CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Coal handlers work with a variety of equipment designed to help them perform the job of keeping a plant supplied with coal. This equipment, known collectively as the coal handling system, provides an efficient way of carrying out basic coal handling operations, which includes receiving, transporting, storing, and preparing coal. Coal handling systems can also be designed to perform other functions such as weighing coal, taking coal samples, controlling coal dust, and removing ash. This course explains how coal handling systems receive, transport, and store coal outdoors.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Receiving Operations
  • Describe the equipment generally used to receive coal and deliver it to coal transport equipment.
  • Explain how conveyors, chutes, and flop gates are used to direct theflow of coal through a coal handling system.
  • Outdoor Coal Storage
  • Identify how coal can be delivered to a coal pile.
  • Explain how coal can be stored to reduce erosion and spontaneous combustion.
  • List three ways that coal can be reclaimed from a coal pile.
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