West River builds…

new Hydraulic Take-Up Units in a variety of sizes. As conveyor systems lengthen, maintaining stable belt tension is necessary. One option for maintaining stable belt tension is to install take-up units at multiple locations along the conveyor belt to prevent excessive belt sag. The 20/40 hydraulic take-up is the most common but we can offer different lengths based on your needs.We build take-ups with a variety of options including cylinder selection and travel length/belt storage. Our heavy-duty, rigid frames can withstand the most rugged applications.


  • Extends the life of conveyor belts
  • Assists smooth start-up of unit by decreasing slippage
  • Useful belt storage feature allows for ease of belt splicing if needed
  • West River’s take-up units are built with heavy-duty shafts, pulleys and split-house bearing

West River’s competitively-priced take-up units are available in any desired belt width to work with your application. Please fill out the form below to learn how West River can help with your take-up needs.

48BW 20-40 Hydraulic
Take-Up Unit
48BW 20-40 Hydraulic
Take-Up Unit

Manufacturer of Custom Mining Conveyor Equipment and Replacement Parts

Terminal Equipment


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



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

Conveyor Belts


MSHA approved underground & surface belt types

Conveyor Structure, Idlers, Impact Bars


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

Call (827) 826-0051 or Contact Us for a Free Estimate REQUEST A QUOTE

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