Rulmeca Publishes New Motorized Pulley Brochure

Rulmeca Corporation has published a new Motorized Pulley flyer for the convenience of bulk materials handling conveyor engineers and operators in North America. Filled with useful illustrations and technical information, this eight page document will help managers solve a variety of conveyor problems including conveyor drive reliability, abrasion, corrosion, size restrictions, belt slippage, belt tracking and extreme temperatures.

Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys have been solving conveyor drive problems throughout America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia for more than 50 years. This useful product improves safety and increases reliability while it lowers maintenance and operating expense. As shown in the photo, we enclose the drivetrain within a hermetically-sealed, oil-filled pulley shell to make the drive compact while protecting it from harsh environments.


Why have conveyor designers and operators chosen Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys as their preferred belt conveyor drive instead of exposed drive systems for more than 50 years? There are many reasons, as explained below.

The advantages of improved safety, higher reliability, lower maintenance, lower operating expense, and excellent aftermarket service have stimulated conveyor designers and operators of permanent facilities and mobile plants throughout America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia to specify Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys.

In addition, Rulmeca’s compact, easily-mounted, hermetically-sealed conveyor drive has solved chronic problems which are difficult for exposed drive systems. These problems include: size restrictions, corrosion, abrasion, belt life, belt tracking, inadequate power, belt bounce, material spillage, belt slippage, and freezing conditions.

How is the Rulmeca Motorized Pulley able to offer these operational and maintenance advantages? Unique product design and proper applications engineering.

Enclosing the drivetrain within a hermetically-sealed, oil-filled pulley shell makes the drive compact and protects it from harsh environments. Its compactness and light weight enable Rulmeca engineers to suggest creative problem-solving Motorized Pulley drive configurations including head, tail, and dual locations.

As shown above, the Rulmeca hermetic seal, fixed shaft, special paint, ceramic lagging, and gasketed terminal box were an excellent solution to the exposed drive system’s chronic maintenance problems. Note how the internally-powered Motorized Pulley eliminated exposed components such as motor, coupling, chain and sprocket transmission, pillow blocks, enclosures, and support structures.


  • Improves Conveyor Reliability
  • Saves Space
  • Increases Efficiency
  • Lowers Maintenance Expense
  • Reduces Energy Consumption
  • Makes Installation Easier


  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Internally-Powered
  • Hermetically Sealed
  • Self-lubricating
  • Fixed Shaft (No External Bearings)
  • Internal Thermal Protection
  • VFD Compatible
  • Easy-to-Mount Brackets


Where have Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys solved

operational, safety, and maintenance problems?

Wherever the problems’ severity required.


Read this really interesting flyer here: