Belt conveyor wing pulley

  • US RE48,600 E1
  • Filed: 05/15/2018
  • Issued: 06/22/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A pulley for a conveyor belt comprising:

  • spaced first and second hubs aligned along a common axis, each of the first and second hubs having a circumferential surface;

    a plurality of radially spaced wings connected to the circumferential surface of the first and second hubs, each wing comprising;

    a metal plate having a length defined by a first end and a second end opposite the first end, a width defined by first and second surfaces of the plate, and a height defined by a first edge and a second edge opposite the first edge, the plate configured to define a first plate portion and a second plate portion, the first and second plate portions extending at an angle relative to one another from a location generally midway between the first and second end of the plate, each metal plate having an end portion near the first and second end that is connected to the circumferential surface of the first and second hubs; and

    a gusset connected between the first surface of each plate and the second surface of an adjacent plate.

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