A conveyor system consists of many moving pieces in different areas. Conveyor pulleys are located near the end of the conveyor or near the motor. Pulleys change the conveyor system’s direction of motion and apply drive or tension to the belt. Various belt conveyor pulley types include:
Conveyor pulleys are often associated with rollers due to their similar appearance. Yet conveyor pulleys are significantly stronger than rollers and help keep the conveyor belt running smoothly. Choosing the right pulley for your conveyor is crucial to your conveyor belt’s function.
Whether you need a conveyor head pulley or another part of your conveyor pulley system, Rolcon can help you find the right product for your needs. Browse our collection of rollers to find the perfect fit.
Conveyor Belt Pulley Types
Pulleys are a crucial part of your conveyor belt system. They keep the belt moving at a natural, set pace and prevent your materials from shifting around too much. If you work with heavy-duty equipment especially, the type of pulley you use can greatly impact your conveyor belt’s functionality.
Rolcon offers a full line of drum pulleys that are commonly used in the material handling industry. Our conveyor pulleys meet CEMA standards and are used in various applications. We offer a few different types of pulleys, including:
- Steel Pulleys.
- Rubber Pulleys.
- Stainless Steel Pulleys.
Pulleys typically have diameters ranging in size from 2” to 12” with 7 through 14-gauge wall tubing covering most applications. It is important to accurately measure your existing equipment to gauge what size you need. You can contact us for more information on how to measure your conveyor system.
We offer different pulley strengths depending on the demand and materials. Our Economy & Machine Series Conveyor pulleys as well as our Heavy Duty Series pulleys provide solutions for most unit handling applications. The Economy & Machine Series pulleys receive a crown that is formed into the face of the pulley, while the Heavy Duty Series pulleys utilize machining operations to accomplish the crowned profile.
Why Choose Rolcon?
Since 1988, we have been providing companies from many different industries with quality conveyor pulleys, rollers and services. We value facilitating innovation and connecting with our customers. When you work with us, you’ll receive:
- Personal care: We know every operation is different. That’s why we provide custom solutions to fit your existing conveyor system.
- Quality products: Our products consist of quality materials such as stainless steel and plastic to give you a durable piece of equipment that will last.
- Fast service: We offer expedited shipping so you can get your parts as soon as possible. We work hard so you can get your pulleys without disrupting your workflow.
- Expert guidance: You may not be sure which pulley is right for your conveyor system. We can help you find the right material, size and type for your conveyor belt.
We can help you get what you need by supplying information about our complete pulley inventory and other products that work alongside our pulleys.
Conveyor Belt Pulley Systems From Rolcon
With our expertise, we can provide insightful information on the types of pulleys we offer and help you find the right one for your system. if you are unsure about how the process works or what type of pulley you need, we can gladly help.
Contact us online today to speak with a representative or fill out our online quote request form to get an estimate for your pulleys. We are here to help you find what you need so you can maximize your productivity.