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U-Type® with UST Tensioner

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  • U-Type® with UST Tensioner
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The U-Type® with UST Tensioner is made from heavy-duty, powder-coated steel. The self-contained UST Spring Tensioner maintains low, uniform blade pressure across width of belt and allows for visual tension inspection.

Specifications

  • UST Spring Tensioner
  • Maximum Belt Speed:
    • C-Blade/F-Blade: 1300 fpm (6.6 m/sec)
    • F-Blade: 1000 fpm (5.0 m/sec) 
  • Temperature Rating: -30°F to 180°F (-35°C to 82°C)
  • Usable Blade Wear Length:
    • C-Blade: 3/8" (9 mm)
    • F-Blade: 1-3/4" (44 mm)
  • Blade Materials: 
    • C-Blade: Impact Resistant Tungsten Carbide with Rubber Backer (works with mechanical fasteners)
    • F-Blade: Urethane 90 durometer
  • Pole Diameter:
    • 18" to 60" cleaners: 2-3/8" (60 mm)
    • 72" to 84" cleaners: 2-7/8" (75 mm)
  • Available for Belt Widths: 18" to 96" (450 to 2400 mm)

Installation

  • Pole Length:
    • Cleaner size up to 60" (1500 mm): Belt width plus 46" (1150 mm)
    • Cleaner size 72" and up (1800 mm): Belt width plus 52" (1300 mm)
    • For longer requirements, see Pole Extenders under Belt Cleaner Accessories.
  • Horizontal clearance required: See specification chart; varies by cleaner size
  • Vertical clearance required: 5"  (250 mm)
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UST Tensioner Spring Length Chart

BLADE
WIDTH
PURPLE
SPRING
SILVER
SPRING
WHITE
SPRING
in.
mm
in.
mm
in.
mm
in.
mm
18 450 6 1/8 154 6 3/8 160 6 3/8 162
24 600 5 7/8 148 6 1/4 158 6 1/4 159
30 750 5 1/2 140 6 1/8 154 6 1/4 159
36 900 5 3/8 136 6 152 6 1/8 156
42 1050 5 128 5 7/8 150 6 1/8 156
48 1200 N/A N/A 5 3/4 146 6 152
54 1350 N/A N/A 5 5/8 142 5 7/8 149
60 1500 N/A N/A 5 1/2 140 5 7/8 149
72 1800 N/A N/A N/A N/A 5 1/2 140
84 2100 N/A N/A N/A N/A 5 3/8 138

Bold indicates preferred spring option

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