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V-Guide or Crowned Pulley, Which One is Right for You?

Posted by Kelly Howe

Aug 28, 2015 1:35:30 PM

This post is brought to you by Dorner.

One of the largest issues of belt conveyor maintenance is belt tracking. When belts aren’t running straight on the pulleys it can cause premature wear and damage to the conveyor and belt. There are a lot of factors that can affect belt tracking such as belt splicing, pulley accuracy, or proper belt tensioning. The two most common methods of belt tracking are V-guiding and crowned pulleys.

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Topics: dorner, conveyors, V-guide, Crowned Pulley