Use of advance hardware/software in multiple conveyor system automation

The main objectives to be met in automation of process flows in multiple conveyor systems are described. These objectives include acquisition of exact data from conveyor equipment, scales and meters and transfer of the data to automation control operator panel; controllability of a conveyor from the automation control operator panel; emergency stop of equipment; monitoring of drives, belt and takeup. The main constraints of conveyor automation are spatial branching of conveyors, diversity of process flows and types of conveyors and drives in terms of the number and type of motors, etc. An automation system should have the classical threelevel architecture. Engineering an automated control system for a process flow should use the advance hardware/software of domestic design and manufacture. One such hardware/software system can solve all objectives of monitoring and control over process flows ion all operating modes of a conveyor both in modernization and construction. A hardware/software system is based on the programmable logical controllers which maintain average and distributed automation. This article discusses some Russian-made controllers. The automated control of process flows can use controller REGUL500. The controller features high speed, reliability and real-time serviceability in distributed systems. The other advantages of controllers REGUL500 are high precision of measurements, hot swapping of all modules and resilience. Controller REGUL possesses various Russian certificates of conformity.

Keywords: belt conveyor, automated control system for process flows, conveyor transport automation, programmable logical conveyor.
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Dmitrieva V. V., Avkhadiev I. F., Sizin P. E.Use of advance hardware/software in multiple conveyor system automation. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2021;(2):150-163. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2021-2-0-150-163.

Issue number: 2
Year: 2021
Page number: 150-163
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 62-551
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2021-2-0-150-163
Article receipt date: 02.04.2020
Date of review receipt: 25.05.2020
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.01.2021
About authors:

V.V. Dmitrieva1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor, e-mail:,
I.F. Avkhadiev1, Student, e-mail:,
P.E. Sizin, Cand. Sci. (Phys. Mathem.), e-mail:, Institute of Basic Education, National University of Science and Technology «MISiS», 119049, Moscow, Russia,
1 Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University), 119991, Moscow, Russia.


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V.V. Dmitrieva, e-mail:


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