Modeling Steps

Modeling a transfer chute with Chute Maven is very easy. You draw your chute to scale, including the belt and load point in AutoCAD. Import the drawing into the Chute Maven program. Set a few parameters, run the simulation, and finally review the results. The steps are outlined in the following pages.

  1. Draw Chute in AutoCAD.
  2. Import AutoCAD Dxf file into Chute Maven.
  3. Set the belt speed, material properties, and tonnages.
  4. Run the simulation.
  5. Create AVI's and review results.