Belt conveyor idlers by Continental: built to facilitate constant operationJuly 30, 2020 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Continental Conveyor Ltd. has decades of experience in designing and manufacturing high-end material-handling equipment. The lineup consists not only of conveyor systems, feeders, and bucket elevators, but also of conveyor components – including two series of belt conveyor idlers, built to facilitate constant operation while handling high capacities and heavy abrasive material.
With a wide range of models and belt widths from 45 to 152 centimetres, two series of these idlers are available: Series 25000, available in three designs, and Series 30000.
With heavy gauge steel rolls
Series 30000 belt conveyor idlers are recommended for heavy material with which the belt width limits the lump size. This series consists of variations like flat belt carrying rubber cushion, picking roll, training idlers, and variable troughing idlers, along with return belt idlers in rubber tread, beater, and training models. These idlers are available from Continental with end rolls that can furnish them while inclined at 20-, 35-, or 45-degree angles, depending on material volume. Rolls of five or six inches have been fitted with precision ball bearings. Also available: a separate cartridge-type contact and labyrinth grease seal that provide triple bearing protection with neoprene contact members and grease-filled clearances.
This group of belt conveyor idlers has counter-bored outer shells and stamped end discs that are swaged to perfect concentricity and welded continuously to create airtight concentric units. The Continental crew fills the stamping cavity of each unit with grease before assembling it, and the idler’s large diameter allows the grease to move easily to the bearings. As a result of this grease reservoir, the idler has a long operational life.
Each of these idlers has a through shaft, which measures two centimetres in diameter and has been machined at both ends. The bearings are all factory-adjusted by press-fitting the cartridge seals and bearings into the roll end discs. Other important features of these products: heavy gauge steel rolls that are checked for smooth operation; non-clogging centre brackets that are die-formed to close tolerances; non-jamming end brackets for supporting heavy loads; and self-cleaning inverted angle cross members.
For more information, contact Continental Conveyor.