Take-up Type

The purpose of take-up devices in belt conveyors is to establish and maintain a predetermined level of tension in the belt.

Take-up Type Description Manual or Automatic (%)
Vertical Gravity Vertical loop in the return strand of belting . includes a take-up pulley and counterweight. Automatic
Horizontal Gravity Seperate counter weight tower. Automatic
Manual - Screw Take-up The take-up is manually adjusted by means of screws, hydraluic rams , winches or similar device. Manual
Automatic Winch VSD Winch Automatic

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