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HELP! on fleet angle from 2nd layer in flat drum

HELP! on fleet angle from 2nd layer in flat drum

HELP! on fleet angle from 2nd layer in flat drum


I have a problem in a cable drum for a mine shaft. This drum is smooth, so it has no lebus grooving for the cable to set, and also has 3 layers of cable, and it always works on the 2nd and 3rd layer, so I do not know if installing a lebus grooving would help.

The problem is that the cable will not spool correctly on the 2nd layer. They told me to weld a plate or lifter for the 2nd layer to spool properly or weld a tapered starter on the drum for the first.

Does anyone have any experience with this problem and a solution? The expensive solution would be to buy and install a lebus groove and a fleet angle winder, but I would also like to explore your experience with welding or bolting starter, risers and filler plates



RE: HELP! on fleet angle from 2nd layer in flat drum

Not an unusual problem. What you need is a kick over plate which is essentiaLly tapered in three dimensions , hence supplying lift from the second to the third layer as well as kicking the start of the third layer over from the flange. Talk to cementation or redpath for potential drawings and then find a well equipped machine shop.

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