IBT Turns To Hewitt-Robins

IBT Turns To Hewitt-Robins

IBT is proud to offer and stock Hewitt-Robins idlers for aggregate and related rock handling applications. Hewitt-Robins idlers are known the world over for superior performance, outstanding reliability and low maintenance cost.

Hewitt-Robins and IBT offer a full range of CEMA B, C, D and E Idlers. The products are available in regreasable and sealed-for-life versions.

Primary products include: troughing idlers; impact idlers; positive action troughing trainers; return idlers; and positive action return trainers. Having patented the first three-roll troughing idlers for conveyors in 1896, Hewitt-Robins also offers many additional problem solving products for belt conveyors.

There are several factors that recommend Hewitt Robins:

  1. Proven Seal Design
    Increases idler service life. Continuous field and laboratory testing programs have developed seal designs with outstanding effectiveness in preventing entry of dust and grit that can kill an idler in a hurry.
  2. Fast, One-Point Lubrication
    Saves time and labor costs. Hewitt-Robins famous one-point lubrication system assures complete relubrication of all six bearings from one accessible grease fitting. Bearings are completely lubricated at the factory before shipment.
  3. Optional Sealed-for-Life Idlers
    Series 1000 CEMA B idlers feature precision ball bearings and Series 2000S CEMA C idlers feature precision tapered roller bearings that are lubricated and sealed-for-life at the factory to eliminate relubrication maintenance completely.
  4. Narrow Roll Gaps
    Extends belt life by preventing pinching and excessive internal stresses in belt carcass. Hewitt-Robins roll gaps are among the narrowest in the industry.
  5. Quick-Change Rolls
    Gets you back into production fast. Simple keepers lock rolls into place. Urethane grease connector remains flexible under extreme temperature conditions. No special tools or skills required.
  6. Non-Clogging Center Brackets
    Open design prevents build-up of material. Heavy-steel construction provides rigid support under heavy loading.
  7. Rugged Unitized Frame Construction
    Assures accurate roll and frame alignment for long idler service life. Design virtually eliminates idler bowing even when belts are overloaded.
  8. Self-Cleaning Crossmember
    Prevents material build-up problems. Rugged design for greatest strength and rigidity.
  9. Heavy-Mounting Straps
    Designed for either one-bolt or two-bolt mounting.
  10. State-of-the-Art Manufacturing
    Automated idler roll manufacturing equipment and robotic frame welding equipment designed, patented and installed in 2006 assures the highest standard in quality from the latest state-of-the art manufacturing.

To learn more about Hewitt Robins idlers – and how IBT can help you choose and use the best, contact your IBT sales rep or write to us for more information. Motoman HP50 Maximum Motion Range

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