A conveyor gearbox is a crucial component of any conveyor system. It's essentially the heart of the system, responsible for transmitting power from the motor to the belt or chain, ultimately making the conveyor move.
Here's a breakdown of its function
Selecting the right gearbox depends on several factors
- Different conveyor types (belt, chain, roller) and capacities require different gearboxes with varying torque and speed capabilities.
- The gearbox must be compatible with the motor's power output and speed.
- Consider factors like operating environment, duty cycle, and material being conveyed.
By understanding the functions and types of conveyor gearboxes, you can make informed decisions when choosing the right one for your specific needs. This ensures optimal performance, efficiency, and longevity of your conveyor system.
Types of Conveyor Gearboxes:
There are various types of conveyor gearboxes, each suited for specific applications and conveyor designs. Some of the most common ones include:
These have the input and output shafts aligned in parallel, making them suitable for simple, straight-line conveyor systems.
These have the input and output shafts at right angles to each other, often used for cornering sections or Z-shaped conveyors.
These use bevel gears to change the direction of power by 90 degrees, commonly found in incline or decline conveyors.
These provide high torque amplification and are ideal for slow-moving, high-load applications.
Van Der Graaf Drum Motors
Van der Graaf, the leading manufacturer of drum motors are safer, more sanitary, and more efficient than traditional motor and gearbox systems. Designed and built for the harshest, most demanding applications, Van der Graaf motors are ideal for use in food processing, pharmaceutical, and other industries where cleanliness is critical.
Our drum motors typically have a mechanical efficiency of 96%, meaning they waste very little energy and can cut costs on energy bills. With their special MAINTENANCE FREE design, they require no lubrication or greasing and have no external moving parts that can wear out, resulting in less time and money spent on maintenance.
Welcome to Davis Industrial’s Screw Conveyor Solutions
Effortlessly moving bulk materials from one process to the next, our Screw Conveyors redefine efficiency and cost-effectiveness in material handling. Designed for versatility, they excel in conveying a wide range of materials, from dry to semi-fluid, ensuring seamless distribution across multiple discharge points.
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- Conveyor Screw
- Couplings & Bolts
- Hangers & Bearings
- Trough Ends
- Troughs, Covers, Clamps & Shrouds
- Trough Liners & Discharge Spouts
- Drive Components
- Support Feet & Components
- Available in Carbon, AR, Stainless & Galvanized Steel
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