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How to Maintain Conveyor Rollers

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Update time : 2023-05-10 15:10:54
A conveyor roller is a mechanical component used to transport items from one place to another quickly and efficiently. However, over time the rollers wear and damage, requiring maintenance and replacement. This article will discuss how to maintain conveyor rollers and what can cause roller wear.
First, the key to maintaining conveyor rollers is keeping them clean and lubricated. During use, the rollers accumulate dust, oil and other dirt, which causes them to increase frictional resistance and thus wear. Therefore, it is very necessary to clean the roller surface regularly. For key parts such as roller bearings and transmission parts, lubricating oil is required to maintain lubrication, which can reduce wear and noise and prolong the life of the roller.
In addition, during use, the roller will also wear out due to some other reasons. For example: friction and wear, material fatigue, heavy load, high temperature and so on. These conditions may affect the normal operation of the roller and increase the loss due to wear. Therefore, in the normal use process, it is necessary to carefully examine whether the rollers have these problems, and carry out relevant inspections and maintenance in time.
Moreover, the contact bottom surface of the goods suitable for roller conveying should be flat and hard, such as hard cartons, flat-bottomed plastic boxes, metal boxes, wooden pallets, etc. When the contact bottom surface of the goods is soft or irregular, such as soft bags, handbags, parts with irregular bottom surfaces, etc., it is not suitable for roller conveying. At the same time, it should be noted that the contact surface between the goods and the roller is too small, point contact or line contact, even if it can be transported, it is easy to damage the roller, local wear, taper sleeve damage, etc., which will affect the service life of the equipment. For example, the bottom contact surface is Metal material box with mesh structure.
Therefore, it is forbidden to use seriously damaged rollers for material transportation, so as not to cause accidents, casualties and equipment damage. At the same time, when cleaning, lubricating, inspecting and replacing rollers, certain operating procedures and safety guidelines need to be followed to ensure the safety of personnel and the normal operation of equipment.
In a word, the roller for conveying is an indispensable and important part in the mechanical conveying industry, and its maintenance work runs through the entire maintenance work content. Only with proper maintenance can it play its role slowly and serve the production line smoothly. Therefore, in the work, we must do a good job in the maintenance and maintenance of the rollers in order to ensure the normal and stable operation of the equipment.