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3 Day Certificate Course

We are running a course from 30 November to 2 December 2021. Please book your spot soon to avoid disappointment 

Diploma Course 2022

Dates have been set for the Diploma course 9-16 May 2022 and 3-10 October2022. Please download registration forms to register 

Chute Course 2021

This course has been postponed to 2022. Please watch the website for new date 

Members' Meeting dates 2021:

April 20
June 15
AGM August 17
October 12  
3 Day Certificate Course

About this course

The CMA Conveyor Certificate Course is to totally familiarise candidates with conveyors in all aspects, but is not a design course. It is intended for artisans, draughtsmen, junior sales people engineers, apprentices and all technical persons finding themselves in a situation where they are employed in a capacity where conveyors are used.

This is a comprehensive course over a three-day duration and is completed with a written examination in order to assess the knowledge gained by the candidate. An overview includes operating procedures, components in key areas, tracking and training belts theory, electrical and safety issues.

What you'll learn

Topics discussed include types of conveyors, components, belt materials, design basics, belt speed, width and class, carcass types, idlers, pulleys, scrapers and ploughs, couplings, motors, gears, bearings and plummer blocks.
 

Maintenance issues are also covered, along with belt splicing, belt tracking, inspection and maintenance. Safety issues include guards, nip points, risk assessment and stored energy.
 

Each candidate receives a full set of notes.
A maximum of 20 candidates can be accommodated per course.
Lunch and teas are included.

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Technical documents
CONVEYOR MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA NPC
Belt clamps -  DOWNLOAD
CMA Guideline – Safety around belt conveyors Rev04 -  DOWNLOAD
Generic geared reducers -  DOWNLOAD
Guide to SANS 1313 errors and corrections -  DOWNLOAD
Observation Guide -  DOWNLOAD
Pulley bearing support pedestals -  DOWNLOAD
Pulley repair guideline -  DOWNLOAD

Sole plates

 -  DOWNLOAD
Static shaft pulleys with internal bearings -  DOWNLOAD
 
Membership

The Conveyor Manufacturers Association membership, serving the bulk materials handling industry, comprises companies who design, manufacture and commission complete conveyor systems. Membership also includes manufacturers and suppliers of components for use in conveyor systems.