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.
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Tenders are invited for Replacement of gravimetric feeder belts ,replacement of head pulley bearings,coupling halves,studs,bronze and rubber bushes of main drive pulley coupling,opening and closing of rc feeder doors,replacement and overhauling of main reducer gear box and repairing of 22 inches coal pipes from classifier outlet gates to all corners of boiler of unit 1&2 as and when required during the year 2018-19
Blade" program, technicians perform regularly-scheduled inspections and adjustments, with an 18-point operational assessment from head pulley to tail pulley and a report for each visit.
Richwood's Model 1C is a primary cleaner that is installed on the head pulley.
This experience has taught them that the open or unsealed bearings typically found on large conveyors can fail after just six to 12 months of service--although most customers expect between two and four years of reliable operation before needing to replace conveyor bearings, particularly those in head pulley, tail, drive, take up and snub/bend head and pulley positions.
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.
As the conveyed material passes the head pulley and discharges in its natural trajectory, the magnets "scalp" large tramp metal from the burden, then discharge it as the belt pulls away from the backside of the pulley.
Material leaving the first shredder is transported via a sort conveyor complete with magnetic head pulley to the secondary reduction side.
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.
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.