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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

View our BEHIND THE STEEL Tail Section Flyer HERE

48BW Impact Bar Tail Section
72BW Impact Bar Tail Section
60BW Glide Bar Tail Section
48BW Glide Bar Tail
Section with Guarding

Custom Overland and Underground Mining Conveyor Equipment

OVERLAND CONVEYORS

OVERLAND CONVEYORS

Cost-effective solutions for hauling aggregates like sand and gravel over long distances.

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UNDERGROUND CONVEYORS

UNDERGROUND CONVEYORS

Improve mining operations with custom conveyors that are tested for safety and reliability.

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PARTS

PARTS

An online inventory stocked with gearboxes, fluid couplings and other parts ready to be shipped.

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CONVEYOR BELTS

CONVEYOR BELTS

Avoid unplanned downtime and injuries that can arise from worn out conveyor belts.

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