Pulleys Pricing and Costs

Business.com / Industry / Last Modified: February 22, 2017

A pulley is an important part of many industrial systems, including material handling, conveyor and sorting businesses. The fishing and ...

A pulley is an important part of many industrial systems, including material handling, conveyor and sorting businesses. The fishing and crabbing industries also use pulley systems to bring in traps. Pulley providers offer a lot of information on pulleys and pulley systems so you know what size and type of pulley to buy according the the rope or cable and weight requirements of the system.

You should also pay attention to the material the pulley is made from. This is especially important if you plan to use pulley systems outside. Other factors that affect pulleys pricing and costs include:

1. The way the pulleys are mounted.

2. The type of cable or rope the pulley can handle.

3. The weight load a pulley can handle.

Buy a chain pulley for sale

A chain pulley system is essential for many materials handling operations because it can lift large loads. The weight strength for chain pulleys is 1000 pounds or more. These types of pulleys stay stationary. Small chain pulleys for conveyor systems are available for $7 to $10. Large chain pulleys cost $60 to $100, depending on weight capacity and size of the pulley system. More expensive chain pulleys are also electric for automated movement.

Consider cable pulleys for sale

Cable pulleys are made from metals and Acetal instead of plastics, like some rope pulleys. A cable pulley can easily handle the friction of steel cables without wear on the pulley system or the cable itself. Cable pulleys may cost $5 to $25 depending on the size of the pulley and the weight limit of the cable.

Find a pulley supplier that sells equipment for heavy industrial use

Industrial pulleys are the cornerstone of many conveyor and warehouse operations. Pulleys make it easier to move products along conveyor belts or carry the products from one side of the warehouse or factory to the other. Industrial pulleys can cost over $600, depending on the weight and rope width specifications.

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