Carcass Fatigue at Idler Junction

Improper transition between troughed belt and terminal pulleys.1. Increase transition length.
2. Use transition idlers.
3. Elevate terminal pulley.
Severe Convex Vertical Curve.1. Decrease idler spacing in curve area.
2. Use transition idlers.
3. Increase curve radius.
4. Remove or lower any elevated idlers in curve area.
Excessive forward tilt of trough rolls.Reduce forward tilt.
Excess gap between idler rolls.1. Replace with heavier belt.
2. Replace with idlers having maximum gap of 0.4 inches.
Insufficient transverse stiffnessConsult our conveyor belt experts to replace with a proper belt