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Motorized Pulleys for food processing and unit handling applications

Rulmeca offers a complete range of Motorized Pulleys for various food processing and unit handling applications. Our state-of-the-art Motorized Pulleys are used in applications such as package sorting, security scanning equipment, bakeries, meat, fruit, and vegetables processing.

Our stainless-steel food grade Motorized Pulleys adhere to the IP69 DIN 60529 sealing standard for high pressure wash-down environments. This sealing system is standard on all stainless steel food/unit Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys and allows for thorough cleaning without risking damage or compromising on cleaning practices.

Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys also adhere to NSF/ANSI 3-A 14159-1 -2014 Hygiene Requirements for meat and poultry conveyors on Motorized Pulleys from 80mm to 165mm diameter.

Rulmeca also has the capability to match most belt profiles by offering custom shells with knurled faces, section groves, various rubber lagging, acetal sleeves, keyed sprockets, or shells machined for positive drive profiles.

Rulmeca’s attention to quality, hygienic designs, and customizable shell designs make our Motorized Pulleys perfect for your next conveyor project. Click here to view product resources and catalogs.

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Food Processing & Unit Handling FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

For our food processing and unit handling Motorized Pulleys, the seals are recommended to be changed after 30,000 hours of service and the synthetic or FDA synthetic oil is recommended to be changed once every 50,000 hours of operation.

Rulmeca has set up a network of over 50 authorized service centers across North America. Please click here to find the closest service center to you.

Two years from ship date. Please contact us for our full terms and conditions.

Lead time varies based on the requirements. For our standard offering with parts in stock, we can ship in a few days.

The Motorized Pulley speed is set from the factory based on specifications. However, with a VFD the speed can be adjusted within a recommended frequency range.

Yes. Our Stainless Steel unit and food Motorized Pulleys, diameter 80mm to 165mm, come standard with an IP69 rated seal for high pressure wash-down applications. Also, the ambient operating temperatures range is -13°F to 104°F (-25°C to 40°C).

Yes. We can provide a variety of solutions to accommodate almost any belt profile. If we know the belt profile, we can offer lagging, acetal sleeves, keyed sprockets, and shells with a machined profile. Click here to view some of the custom shells we have done in the past.

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