magnetic pulley

magnetic pulley

[mag′ned·ik ′pu̇l·ē]
(engineering)
Magnetized pulley device for a conveyor belt; removes tramp iron from dry products being moved by the belt.
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The magnetic pulley installed has a diameter of 150mm and is 975mm long.
Many operators think that if they have a standard diameter head pulley in their present systems, they can ask for a magnetic pulley of the same size.
The plastic pieces fall through slots in the trommel and are conveyed to a magnetic pulley, which removes ferrous pieces that might have remained mixed with the plastics.
Walker Magnetics manufactures a complete fine of magnetic pulley, both permanent and electro magnetic manually cleaned or self-cleaning suspended magnets, both permanent and electro magnetic drums and nonferrous eddy current separators.
As the mixed material passes to this stage, flat plastic pieces fall through the slots and are conveyed to a magnetic pulley, which pulls out ferrous pieces that may have been separated with the plastics.
Intechra, an IT assets disposition service provider with a 193,000-square-foot processing facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, employs a magnetic pulley to remove ferrous materials downstream from its shredder.
Magnetic pulleys replace standard conveyor head pulleys and effectively convert the conveyor into a self-cleaning magnetic separator.
Eriez offers a series of powerful magnetic pulleys for automatic separation of heavy tramp iron contaminants from conveyor transported materials.
Separation equipment includes magnetic plates, grates, and traps, rolls and tubes, drum separators, ferrous traps, magnetic pulleys, magnetic sweepers, non-ferrous eddy current separators, and electromagnetic separators, each used to remove fine and large tramp iron from various materials, and at the same time protecting machinery.
Products include suspended belt magnets, magnetic pulleys, eddy currents and other magnetic devices.
Magnetic separators, whether magnetic pulleys, suspended magnets or magnetic drums that are placed appropriately in a system can remove or sort these ferrous materials from those that are non-magnetic.
Other devices, such as magnetic pulleys and suspended magnets to be incorporated in conveyor systems, are manufactured for specific process needs.