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Motorized Pulleys for bulk handling applications

We offer a complete range of Motorized Pulleys designed for various bulk handling applications. Our state-of-the-art motorized pulleys are used in applications such as mining, cement, quarries, recycling, and aggregate production.

Rulmeca’s Bulk Handling Motorized Pulley product range has been developed for the use on belt conveyors, even in extreme conditions, including corrosive, abrasive and dusty environments.

Rulmeca has the most extensive Motorized Pulley product line in the industry. Perfect for your next conveyor project big or small.

Rulmeca is a leader in the Bulk Handling Motorized Pulley market. Click here to view product resources and catalogs.

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Bulk Handling FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Our normal AC Squirrel Cage Motors can be used with a variety of Variable Frequency Drives.

Yes! Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys come standard with a diamond pattern black rubber lagging that is applied in various thicknesses depending upon HP and Speed combinations.  Click here for further technical information

Rulmeca can help you calculate your power requirements with our In-House developed HP calculation software.  Simply Click here to enter your conveyor data.

Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys are safer than exposed drives because Motorized Pulleys have far fewer moving parts. This allows for more efficient and effective conveyor drive guarding reducing the risk of injury and other lost time incidents.

Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys are more reliable than exposed conveyor drive systems because the major components are protected within the shell.  The motor, gearbox, bearings and seals are all protected and constantly lubricated by the internal oil bath.  This reduces the risk of failure from dust and debris as well as overheating.  Additionally, there is no need to grease bearings and gear boxes further reducing downtime risk due to poor preventative maintenance.

Yes! As a general rule, Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys are lighter than their exposed drive counterparts by between 20 and 40%.  This is because there is no extra weight from the housings of the major components such as the motor, bearings and gearbox. Click here to find more information on our product line

Rulmeca Motorized pulleys can be easily repaired at one of our many Service Centers throughout the United States.  Additionally, Rulmeca Corporation in Wilmington, NC carries in stock parts to repair most standard models from 4.5” dia to 24” dia.  Click Here to find the Service Center nearest you.

Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys are far easier to maintain than exposed conveyor drives because the Motorized Pulley requires only a seal change at 30,000 hours and an Oil Change at 50,000 hours.