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Overland Conveyor Design

AC-Tek is a global leader in the design of overland conveying systems. We provide our clients and partners with the latest in conveyor technology and engineering expertise.

Conveyor Design Software

Used by hundreds of engineers around the world, Sidewinder is the premier software for conveyor engineering. It is both easy to use, and filled with the latest in technology and industry standards.

Discrete Element Modeling

Newton is a general purpose DEM simulation package used to quickly, and accurately, model the three dimensional behavior of complex material systems.

Consulting

Our commitment is to provide high quality and innovative engineering services. Our mission is to be the engineering firm of choice for overland conveyor design and supporting services.

Experience

Our engineering team has an extensive repertoire containing some of the most complex and challenging conveyor systems designed to date. These systems include long distance, horizontally curved, high tonnage systems, high lift, regenerative, and pipe conveyors.

Published Papers

AC-Tek has published a number of papers in the mining industry. Specifically focusing on conveyor technology, data acquisition and field measurements, and DEM transfer chute design.

Our History

AC-Tek was foundation in 2004 by two of the worlds the worlds leading conveyor designer engineers.

Since then we have engineered many of the worlds longest, highest tonnage, and most complex conveyor system ever built.  From the Attic circle to the Brazilian rain forest, we have provided our partner and clients with world class system around the globe.  

Long Overland Conveyor Systems

Long Overland Conveyor Systems

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Horizontally Curved Conveyors

Horizontally Curved Conveyors

AC-Tek leads the world in complex horizontally curved conveyor systems.

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Totally Enclosed Pipe Conveyor Systems

Totally Enclosed Pipe Conveyor Systems

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High Capacity & High Lift Conveyors

High Capacity & High Lift Conveyors

AC-Tek has designed many of the world's highest capacity conveyor systems utilizing the strongest steel cord belting every manufactured.

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Conveyor Design Software (Sidewinder)

Conveyor Design Software (Sidewinder)

Sidewinder was developed from the ground up using the latest software development tools and years of conveyor design and experience. Let Sidewinder help you optimize your conveyor design in order to provide a safe, reliable, and economical system.

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Static & Dynamic Analysis

Static & Dynamic Analysis

Dynamic analysis simulates the time transient belt tensions, velocities, and displacement that occur during starting and stopping.

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Transfer Chute Design: DEM (Newton)

Transfer Chute Design: DEM (Newton)

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Research & Development

Research & Development

AC-Tek has developed a wide range of in-house test equipment. From belt troughability testing, to a temperature controlled idler testing system, to a range of custom material characterization equipment.

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