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Troughing Idlers

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Troughing Idlers

Conveyor & Industrial Supplies (Pty) Ltd manufacture and supply Troughing Idlers throughout South Africa as well as internationally.

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Troughing Idlers in Conveyor Systems

A troughing idler is a type of conveyor idler that is designed to guide and support the conveyor belt along its path. They have a concave shape that follows the contour of the belt and are typically installed in sets of three to five rollers. Troughing idlers differ from other idlers in that they are specifically designed to handle the weight of the conveyor belt and the materials being conveyed.

Troughing idlers are considered superior to other idlers because they provide improved belt support, reduce belt sag, and increase the overall efficiency of the conveyor system. They are used in a variety of conveyor applications, including mining, quarries, cement plants, and other bulk material handling industries. The main uses of troughing idlers are to provide support and guidance for the conveyor belt, reduce the amount of sag in the belt, and prevent material from falling off the edges of the belt. They are typically used in conveyor systems that handle bulk materials, such as coal, ore, or aggregates.

Troughing idlers are a good choice for conveyor systems because they are designed to handle heavy loads and provide improved belt support. They also help to reduce maintenance costs by extending the life of the conveyor belt and reducing wear and tear on other components of the system. Troughing idlers can improve the efficiency of the conveyor system by reducing downtime due to belt damage or failure, leading to increased productivity and reduced costs.

Troughing idlers are suitable for conveyor systems with incline or decline angles up to 30 degrees. They work with the conveyor belt by providing support and guiding the belt along its path. The concave shape of the troughing idler helps to reduce belt sag and prevent material from falling off the edges of the belt, improving the overall performance of the conveyor system.

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