head pulley

head pulley

[′hed ‚pu̇l·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
The pulley at the discharge end of a conveyor belt; may be either an idler or a drive pulley.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Schenck MULTIDOS DEA open frame weighbelt feeder includes an IP69K stainless-steel load cell manufactured to withstand high-pressure spray; a shaft-mounted washdown drive system; gravity-assist head pulley scraper and internal plow that automatically clean both sides of the belt; and 316 stainless-steel product contact surfaces.
* Dodge rubber lagged head pulley mounted on 1045TGP shafting with Dodge pillow block bearings, head pulley nip guards.
The cold weather caused the belt of the conveyor to lose contact with the head pulley, resulting in the belt slipping.
The Cross Drive internally geared belt conveyor head pulley is capable of accepting any standard C-flange mount electric motor.
A v-profile belt guide provides reliable tracking and minimal hardware requirements while a gravity-assist head pulley scraper and an internal plow automatically clean both sides of the belt.
Material leaving the first shredder is transported via a sort conveyor complete with magnetic head pulley to the secondary reduction side.
If a 15-inch diameter magnetic head pulley was used in this application, magnetic material could be lost because the centrifugal forces may be in excess of the magnetic force allowed in the volume available for magnets contained within the enclosure.
Designed for installation at the "five o'clock position" against the head pulley, the Belt Cleaner represents a new angle in belt cleaning technology.
After traveling over the head pulley, the belt passes through wiper blades where oil is scraped from the belt and discharged through a small hose.