Rulmeca: Improved Line of Conveyor Belt Idlers with new Frame Design

Almè (BG), Italy As a leading manufacturer of components for bulk material handling, Rulmeca is constantly striving to improve product quality and customer service. As part of this continuous improvement process, the company has now introduced a new conveyor belt idler station with a completely revised frame. The new design offers the same strength as its predecessors at a significantly lower weight.

Thanks to a tubular cross beam, Rulmeca’s upgraded design maintains the same mechanical performance, but significantly reduces mass, offering an optimum ratio between strength and weight. All components have been redesigned to ensure a design suitable for every load case. Rulmeca frames are engineered and tested to withstand the toughest conditions and are available with cross beam size ranges from 40 to 90 mm diameter.

The new design of the side beams prevents the accumulation of material on the belt side and protects the rollers from the ingress of foreign bodies by means of an “Antiblocking” shape. The alignment of rollers and supports is also guaranteed for unidirectional frames: the tilt angle can be adjusted simply by rotating the supports on the cross beam. Conventional bolted fixing brackets are available, as well as a practical clamping solution that does not require holes in the carrying structure.

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RULMECA Profile

Founded in 1962, the Rulmeca Group has grown to be a leading partner to the global materials handling industry. With its three product brands, Rulmeca, Precismeca and Melco, Rulmeca Group is on of the world’s largest suppliers of rollers/idlers, pulleys, motorized pulleys and components for heavy duty belt conveyors for coal and lignite mining, cement, steel, quarries, tunnelling, power plant installations, ports, salt and fertilizers, sugar plants, recycling and demolition, crushing and screening, import and export terminals.

Around 1200 employees in 16 production and sales locations around the globe serve Rulmeca Group clients in more than 85 countries. Rulmeca also supplies unit handling rollers, drum motors and components for the following unit handling applications: airport, security and x-ray screening, postal, parcel and e-commerce, manufacturing and automation, distribution centres and warehousing, food and fish processing and beverage processing.

The Rulmeca Group’s strenghts include:

  • Family owned company with more than 55 years experience in Manufacturing and marketing of components for Materials handling industries;
  • 1200 employees in 8 manufacturing companies and 8 sales companies
  • Global approach with strong presence in Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Australia
  • Significant investment in own R&D, technologies and quality systems
  • Largest range of rollers and motorized pulleys of any supplier globally
  • Strategic focus on building up local service centers to support your business

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