Dry Bulk Conveyors
Basic Design For Better Maintenance
Dry bulk material handlers spend millions of dollars every year maintaining conveyor systems. Designing a conveyor to be maintenance friendly means considering service from the onset.
- Understanding material characteristics
- Selecting correct conveyor components
- Systems to improve safety
Conveyor Idlers: Don't Overlook This Critical Component
While reliability of each conveyor component is key, it’s the often overlooked idler that should always receive proper consideration.
Conveyor Snub Pulleys: A Simple Solution to Belt Slippage
Mounted close to the drive pulley, the snubs primary job is to increase wrap angle around the drive pulley, thereby increasing traction.
Dry Bulk Conveyors: Useful Transfer Point Tips
Preventing spillage at transfer points is imperative, since cost reductions from elimination at one transfer are significant.
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