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[2, 2020] 

Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol 71, 2 (2020) 87-95 10.2478/jee-2020-0013

Acquiring electric energy from the transport conveyor roller
movement for distributed sensors network

Krzysztof Mazurek – Marek Szygla – Karel Perutka
– Krzysztof Turczyński – Krzysztof Stankiewicz

   The paper presents the concept of installation of an electricity generator and en energy store inside a roller of belt or roller conveyor. Accordingly, the use of a generator-pulley does not require any structural changes to be made to an existing conveyor. In addition, the user will be able to power distributed sensors network for monitoring the operation of the belt conveyor anywhere on its route.

Keywords: belt conveyor, roller conveyor, roller, electricity generator, sensors network


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