Imado Engineering manufactures pulleys according to our clients needs & specifications.


Conveyor Pulleys

Engineered class pulleys are manufactured in our state of the art pulley manufacturing facility. Production facilities include Plate Rolling, Profiling, Machining, Line-boring, Sub-arc Welding, Stress Relieving, Sand Blasting, Static Balancing and Painting.

Powerful pulley verification software based on FEA and strain-gauge analysis is utilised to give the most cost effective solution. Further stress analysis at specific locations can be done using either PSTRESS (by CDI) or MODFEA, a LORBRAND developed FEA modelling programme which performs batch FEA analysis. All this results in pulleys with minimised stress values in critical areas. Programme driven production and inspection schedules are produced from approved drawings.

Pulley types manufactured include conventional pulleys (drive, tail, bend, snub), slatted pulleys (self-cleaning), internal bearing pulleys (static shaft) and apron feeder drive shaft assemblies. A range of standard shaft locking elements are offered to suit requirements and we are also able to supply shrink fit shafts for special applications.   Principles which have driven Imado Engineering from the beginning.  We develop, test and refine, until the products we make are absolutely perfect.

A little more about us

Imado Engineering, since 1992, supplied high quality conveyor pulleys to the bulk conveying industry. A large range of steel idlers from CEMA B to CEMA F and SERIES 60 load rating have been supplied for custom conveyor installations such as pipe conveyors, long-high capacity overland conveyors, ship-loading terminals and plant conveyors. Imado also supplies full composite, aluminium and HDPE sleeved idlers for special applications.

Imado Engineering manufactures engineered-class pulleys using the latest software and manufacturing technology.  Imado has the capacity to manufacture pulleys with a net weight in excess of 8 tons, making it one of the most capable and versatile manufacturers in South Africa.

Imado Engineering has established a network of licensees, distributors and agents worldwide which ensures personal and professional service guaranteed.