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tail sections are an essential piece to any conveyor system. West River’s custom-built tail sections are available in a variety of heights and belt widths from 36″ to 96″ and are manufactured to withstand the harshest mining conditions. We can design many different types of tail sections for various conveyor requirements including conveyor length and horsepower. We use both spiral and winged-type tail pulleys, MSHA-approved impact beds and West River’s special-designed glide beds.

West River has built more than 1,400 tail sections. Among those, we have manufactured various designs, sizes and types to suit a variety of conveyor needs. The most popular designs, sizes and types to suit a variety of conveyor needs. The most popular designs include glide bar, impact bed, impact idler, feed thru and AR plate. Below are some reasons to consider purchasing a tail section from West River.

Benefits of choosing West River to build your next tail section:

  • Proven heavy-duty structural design
  • Ability to provide a quick turnaround as needed
  • Ability to custom-design a tail section to fit your unique application

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48BW Impact Bar Tail Section
72BW Impact Bar Tail Section
60BW Glide Bar Tail Section
48BW Glide Bar Tail
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Manufacturer of Custom Mining Conveyor Equipment and Replacement Parts

Terminal Equipment

TERMINAL EQUIPMENT

Belt Drives, Takeups, Tail Sections, Chutes, Remote Discharges, Winches

Reducers/Gearboxes

REDUCERS/GEARBOXES

In stock and ready for delivery from Falk, Sumitomo and Dodge

Conveyor Belts

CONVEYOR BELTS

MSHA approved underground & surface belt types

Conveyor Structure, Idlers, Impact Bars

CONVEYOR STRUCTURE, IDLERS, IMPACT BARS

In-Stock and ready for delivery. Manufactured in-house

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