Trac-Mount™ Idler

Martin® Trac-Mount™ Idlers utilize sliding frames on a stationary base to provide an idler set that will fit in tight spaces between belt support cradles and allows easy installation and service. Trac-Mount™ Idlers are available with standard or wide base frames and utilize impact or steel rolls in CEMA class A, B, C, D or E.

Features and Benefits:

  • Slide-in frames need only eight inches (203 mm) of width for 6-inch (152 mm) rolls
  • Slide-out/slide-in roller frames allows idler service without need to raise belt or remove adjacent idlers
  • Trac-Mount™ Idlers provide proper belt carriage while they stabilize the belt line to improve sealing
  • Assemblies are supplied with steel or impact rolls from Precision Pulley and Idler

Custom Engineering

Martin Engineering can custom-design Martin® Trac-Mount™ Idlers to meet unique application requirements. Options include steel construction, frames with adjustable angle, rolls from alternative suppliers or other special needs. Our technicians and engineers are available to provide expert advice and assistance on this product and all of your bulk material handling questions and problems. Please contact us today and let us help!

Resources

Brochure - Transfer Point Solutions Download
Operator Manual - Trac-Mount™ Idler Download
Drawing - Trac-Mount™ Idler Download
Tech Data Sheet - Trac-Mount™ Idler Download

View Additional Resources

We Solved Their Problems!
Let us help you solve yours as well. All products and services provided by Martin Engineering carry our Absolutely No Excuses Guarantee. If we don't solve your problem, we will fully refund your money or provide a different solution for you. Period.
Copper Mine Solicits Martin's Expertise For Conveyor Belt Improvements
A copper mine in Arizona is a mine-for-leach operation and produces copper cathodes. The operation consists of two open pits feeding a crushing facility with a capacity of 103,000 metric tons-per-day. The crushed ore is delivered to a single leach pad by a series of overland and portable conveyors. The client hired Martin Engineering to evaluate their current system.
Read Case Study
Cement Plant Gets Extensive Conveyor System Overhaul
Like most cement manufacturing sites, GCC Dakotah employs an extensive conveyor system to handle raw materials and move finished product. GCC determined that significant upgrades could be made on conveyor transfer points to reduce spillage and dust emissions in the South Dakota facility. The upgrade included six transfer points on four conveyors.
Read Case Study
Martin® Impact Cradles Boost Steel Production From 15% to 100%
As production increased at a steel production facility in Mexico, the existing impact cradles started to fail. After inspection, Martin® Impact Cradles were recommended due to the extreme operation conditions. Martin® Impact Cradles had been installed in the client's other mines so they were familiar with the product and knew these impact cradles would solve the problem.
Read Case Study
Belt Support System Allows For 24/7 Operating Schedule
A major expansion at a gold mine included an innovative idler design developed by Martin Engineering in conveyor transfer areas. The mine’s high-capacity conveyor system faces continuous loads and heavy impact from 8-inch lumps of copper ore. To withstand this impact, Martin Engineering designed a special belt support system.
Read Case Study
Belt Support Products Prevent Coal Accumulation
A coal plant produces a wet coal slurry that is pressed into fuel cakes, which drop down a 5 meter chute. With belt speeds of around 3.6 meters per second, the operation processes approx. 1.6 million tons per month. The large volume of material and relatively high speed had a tendency to release small amounts of spillage, which collected into significant accumulations.
Read Case Study
Paper Plant Having Trouble With Fugitive Material
The release of airborne dust can cause health concerns and create negative attention from regulatory agencies. Any material that spills off the conveyor is a loss - loss in material, profit and efficiency. The spillage also creates the need for manual cleanup which takes man-hours and is a dangerous task - putting workers in harm's way.
Read Case Study
Martin Saves Cement Plant $5,000 Per Month In Labor And Equipment
A plant was experiencing major problems with dust and material spillage on their crusher discharge belt coming from the quarry. This required clean up a minimum of once every week. It was also causing premature failure and belt wear due to idlers freezing up. The plant estimated this problem was costing $5,000 per month in labor and equipment costs.
Read Case Study
Martin Transfer Point Solution Saves Mainframe
A nickel mining plant was experiencing excessive equipment wear and damage at a main transfer point leading from the rotary dryer, handling 71,430 tons per month of bulk material. The impact force of cargo on an unsupported belt was cracking idlers and bending the mainframe. The damage forced operators to shut down the entire system regularly to repair mainframe damage and replace broken equipment.
Read Case Study
Wait! Consider Our Free Expert Assistance For Any Technical Decisions...
9 out of 10 customers benefit from our expert advice. We highly suggest you take advantage of this Free Assistance to ensure proper product selection and consideration of all components needed to solve your problem. Use the contact options below to get started!