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Idler Type

The table below covers idler frame and roll configuration types used on typical conveyor idlers.

Idler Type Applicable Standards Number of Rolls
Impact 2 Roll 2
Troughing 3 Roll SANS 1313-1 3
1 Roll Extended Return SANS 1313-1 1
Troughing 5 Roll SANS 1313-1 5
Impact 5 Roll SANS 1313-1 5
Impact 3 Roll SANS 1313-1 3
1 Roll Flat Carry SANS 1313-1 1
1 Roll Flat Return SANS 1313-1 1
2 Roll Flat Return SANS 1313-1 2
2 Roll V-Return SANS 1313-1 2
Picking Centre Roll SANS 1313-1 1
Troughing 2 Roll SANS 1313-1 2
Troughing 3 Roll - Garland 3

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