Tracking Mining Conveyor Belts

Jul 16, 2014· Tracking a conveyor belt can be frustrating if you don’t start off with all of the components squared up to the conveyor frame. Make sure the head and tail pulley is squared, as well as all of the troughing and return idlers. Typically, the troughing idlers center the belt on the head pulley while the return idlers center the belt on the tail pulley.

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Underground Mining; Wood Products ... Unfortunately, sometimes even the slightest movement or change in the conveyor can throw your belt off track. Misalignment of rollers or pulleys, an incorrect splice, and material build-up are just a few things that can get your belt off track. Sometimes a slight bump by heavy machinery or even the weather ...

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#3 Conveyor Belt Tracking Guide BASIC RULES I. The basic, and primary rule of tracking a conveyor belt is simply "THE BELT MOVES TOWARD THAT END OF THE ROLL IT CONTACTS FIRST." II. The conveyor structure must be "TRUE" (relative to center-line) and LEVEL (side to side).

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Conveyor belts are frequently blamed for belt tracking problems and in most cases this is unjustified. The failure cause is usually to be found in the installation itself and may be the result of poorly adjusted pulleys and rollers, incorrect application of belt tracking measures or faulty design.

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Aug 15, 2013· This video will show you all the steps to achieving the right amount of belt tension and how to properly track your conveyor belt. It requires patience, but you will end up with a great running ...

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