Pulley lagging increases the traction between the belt and the pulley, which in turn reduces load and wear on the drive, belt, pulleys, bearings and take-up. Lagged in shop or in place on system. For efficient and economical conveyor operation, proper pulley lagging is integral detail
Extends the life – of key conveyor components.
Reduces wear – from abrasive materials.
Prevents belt slippage – by increasing the coefficient of friction between the conveyor belt and the pulley.
Creates a self-cleaning action – on the pulley surface and prevents the buildup of transported bulk material, water, snow or ice..
Most often, lagging is attached to the pulley via vulcanizing (preferred in heavy-duty applications). Or, replaceable lagging can be used. The lagging strips are bolted or welded to the face of the pulley and can be easily replaced in the field. Ceramic pulley lagging is constructed from hundreds of individual ceramic tiles molded into a durable rubber backing. In certain applications, ceramic lagging can significantly increase drive traction.