Pulleys, Roller Chain Sprockets and Taper Lock Bushes

A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a taut cable or belt, or transfer of power between the shaft and cable or belt. In the case of a pulley supported by a frame or shell that does not transfer power to a shaft, but is used to guide the cable or exert a force, the supporting shell is called a block, and the pulley may be called a sheave. A pulley may have a groove or grooves between flanges around its circumference to locate the cable or belt. The drive element of a pulley system can be a rope, cable, belt, or chain. Sprockets are a toothed wheel that works in conjunction with roller chain to power all types of machinery. Sprockets come in many different configurations, tooth counts and bore sizes. Taper Lock bushes, also referred to as a Taper bush or Taper Fit bush, is a locking mechanism commonly used in Power Transmission Drives for locating pulleys, sprockets, and couplings to shafts. The Taper Lock bush is pre-bored and keyed to match the required shaft and keyway diameters. The outside of the bush is tapered to match the component bore that is to be located on the shaft. CBC is Australia’s largest distributor of pulleys, roller chain sprockets and taper lock bushes. We have Australia’s largest range of pulleys, roller chain sprockets and taper lock bushes from world-leading suppliers such as Fenner, Martin, APC, MAV keyless locking assemblies, Gates, Stemco, ETP and Collier and Miller. We stock a wide range of pulleys including taper lock, aluminium, timing polychain, through to bore and timing HTD. Our range of sprockets includes plate wheels, pilot bores and taper locks. We also stock taper lock bushes, locking assemblies, conveyor pulleys and accessories, and so much more! Whatever your requirements, we’ve got you covered. To learn more, contact us today.

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