Transfer point is for the belt conveyor system. It refers to the connection point between two sets of belt conveyors. The discharge position at the transfer point has big influence on the running deviation of conveyor belt, the influence is especially big when the horizontal projections of the two sets of belt conveyors are perpendicular.
In general, we should consider the relative height of the two belt conveyors at the transfer point. The lower is the relative height, the higher is the horizontal velocity component of the material, and the higher is the lateral impact to the conveyor belt below, at the same time, the material can not be either easy to be center,which will make the material on the transverse section decline and lead to the conveyor belt running deviation.
If the material slants to the right, the conveyor belt will run deviation to the left. The reverse is also true. We should add the relative height between the two belt conveyors in design process. Especially, we should consider the shape and size of the up and down hoppers and guide chute seriously. In general, the width of the guide chute should be 2/3 of the belt width. In order to reduce or avoid belt running deviation we can add the striker plate to prevent material and change the material discharge direction and position.