Bulk conveyors

Moving diverse materials through tough conditions

Whether transporting raw coal or metals at a mine, or bulk materials and finished goods at a port, heavy (or bulk) conveyors often endure abrasive contaminants under dirty, wet conditions that challenge component reliability.

Unlike medium conveyors, heavy conveyors are slow moving applications, so high operating temperatures and rotational speed are typically not factors affecting performance. But external temperature, heavy loads, shock loads and contaminants can significantly reduce service life for bearings and other components.

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Make it easier with SKF
From chains and belts to bearings to motors, SKF offers solutions for the entire conveyor system. SKF tools and technologies feature a range of bearing, sealing, lubrication and maintenance solutions to keep conveyors moving more productively and profitability.

SKF solutions for conveyors

SKF solutions for conveyors

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