tail pulley

tail pulley

[′tāl ‚pu̇l·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
A pulley at the tail of the belt conveyor opposite the normal discharge end; may be a drive pulley or an idler pulley.
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Tenders are invited for Shifting of take upcum tail pulley structure of conveyore 10a amp conveyor 10b from underground to overground
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.
The speed sensor is mechanically connected to the conveyor's tail pulley and generates a stream of pulses.
Belt velocity is measured from the tail pulley rather than the drive motor, providing a direct measurement of belt speed; this improves both measurement and control of material.
The tail pulley mounting permits rapid de-tensioning to free the belt for removal.
Skimmer use consists of lowering the belt and tail pulley into the casing until the pulley is fully immersed, placing the discharge hose in a container and switching it on.
Tail pulley mounting also provides rapid de-tensioning to easily free the belt.
Deflector Belt Plows work as belt cleaners for the tail pulley.
The ACCUSTAR's flip-up tail pulley makes cleaning and maintenance easy while its fiber optic photo eye permits simple installation and replacement.
The belt is supported by independent carrying idlers and is driven by friction by the head pulley and automatically tensioned by the tail pulley.
An inverted V return idler was installed at the tail station to control misalignment before the belt wrapped onto the tail pulley.
The tail pulley features flanges that allow the pulley to roll freely on the inside of the belt without becoming dislodged in turbulent applications.