Monthly Archives: July 2012

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What is a Magnetic Head Pulley Designed To Do?

Magnetic head pulleys are designed to remove the metallic contamination from the materials on the belt. They are positioned at the head of the belt conveyors. The rotating pulley holds the ferrous metal and allows the clean material to pass smoothly. The magnetism dissipates as the belt leaves the pulley, which led to the discharge of […]

Shields Company Lifting Magnets

Shields Company Lifting Magnets are currently in use with the seismic retrofitting of the Bay Bridged in San Francisco. The Bay Bridge is undergoing the retrofitting in the hopes of bringing it up to current transportation standards. Following the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, in which the East Span of the bridge was damaged, it was determined that […]