Every day, countless tons of bulk material are handled. As well as the quantity of material transported, it is also necessary to consider all possible critical factors. Dusty, abrasive, corrosive and very damp environments are just some of the situations that need to be tackled and assessed in the design stage.
The increase in demand for consumer goods, productivity and integrated automation is accompanied by the need to have a range of transport systems, each requiring specific and dedicated products. As well as a varied range, it is also necessary to guarantee products that are capable of offering reduced system installation and management costs and are therefore reliable and durable.
Rollers are considered a high investment in the overall requirement needed in the design of a belt conveyor installation. It is also important to underline that choosing high-quality rollers for belt conveyors equals to granting a massive improvement in terms of production, longer working life and the reduction of machine downtime during plant’s activities.
What are the differences between bulk handling and unit handling, both in terms of definition and applications? To understand how products and solutions may vary according to the handling of different materials, it is vital to take a step back and cover the basics of the terms.
Rulmeca produces motorized pulleys and components for belt conveyors that are versatile and successful products, that thanks to their simplicity and easy installation, economy of use and limited maintenance.