Douglas take-ups are designed to help take up belt stretch as it relates to the belt conveyor system. Take-ups are available in the following styles: Slide Tube Take-Ups®, top angle protected screw, heavy duty top mount, light duty top-mount, heavy duty center pull, wide slot center pull and the Scissor Pivot™ Gravity Take-Up Assemblies.

 

Technical Bulletin: Adjusting Mechanical Take-Ups on Belt Conveyors »

CPT – The Center Pull Take Up

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Center Pull is a traditional style take-up frame suitable to a wide variety of applications. The location of the threaded rod, in the center of the frame and bearing, helps to ensure even tensioning during operation.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

HDT – The Heavy Duty Top Mount Take Up

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Heavy Duty Top Mount is a traditional style take-up frame that is designed for severe applications. The single piece heavy mounting plate is designed for a four bolt pattern style bearing but can be manufactured for two bolt bearings. The extra heavy welded steel construction helps ensure long-life and dependability in the roughest applications.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

LDT – The Light Duty Top Mount Take Up

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Light Duty Top Mount is a low cost frame with a two piece saddle design that is adjustable and can accommodate a wide range of 2 bolt pillow block ball bearings.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

STT – The Slide Tube™Take Up

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Slide Tube™ is a low cost ball or roller bearing take-up frame that is tough and dependable. The space saving design eliminates the need for additional take-up supports and allows for even load distribution.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

The Scissors Pivot® Gravity Take Up is an engineered take-up system that incorporates a standard assembly consisting of 3 pulley assemblies, a lever arm and support chains (not shown). It automatically adjusts for belt stretch and is engineered for proper belt tension. ACME™ all thread rod standard.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

WST – The Wide-Slot Take-Up Frame

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Wide Slot Side Mount is a low cost frame that is designed to fit in very tight spaces. It mounts on the side of a conveyor frame or chute and uses wide slot ball bearings.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.

 

TAF – Top Angled Protected Screw Take-Up

Download technical information. (PDF)

The Top Angle is a traditional style take-up frame. The bolted top angle protects the threaded rod and allows for relatively simple bearing removal and replacement. Available with an optional channel or round bar bottom piece to accommodate SKF and Linkbelt or Dodge bearings respectively.

All Take-Ups Feature ACME All Thread to Provide Improved Performance and Durability in Real World Conditions.