APC-014 Pug Mill Drive Conversion

16B Duplex roller chain lasts only 3 months on Pug Mill in harsh environment. Poly Chain® GT Carbon™ runs maintenance free for 24 months.

End Market Industry  

Pug mill
1.5kW @ 15.5rpm 

Original Components 
Chain = 16B duplex roller chain 
DriveR Sprocket = 19 Tooth
DriveN Sprocket = 19 Tooth

Quarry Poly Chain GT Carbon Pug Mill

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The existing roller chain required constant lubrication and replacement due to the abrasive environment. The average life of the chain was 3 months.

Solution Description
Belt = 14MGT-2590-68 Poly Chain® GT™ Carbon™
DriveR Sprocket = 36 Tooth
DriveN Sprocket = 36 Tooth

Poly Chain GT Carbon Belt Cutaway

Benefits of Gates Product

The Poly Chain® GT Carbon™ belt drive requires no lubrication.

The new belt drive has run for 24 months without requiring any retensioning or maintenance.

Submitted by: Neil Thomson

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