QC1™ Cleaner XHD

Above or below ground, the Martin® QC1™ Cleaner XHD provides durable belt scraper performance in challenging primary cleaner applications.

Features and Benefits:

  • Engineered to preserve the cleaning edge from high belts speeds and multiple splices
  • Patented "CARP" Constant Angle Radial Pressure design maintains cleaning performance through all stages of blade life
  • Mainframe of rugged 3/8-in. (9-mm) DOM steel tubing has a steel bar backbone. An aluminum extrusion in the belt cleaner blade base holds the cleaner snugly to the backbone.
  • Economical pre-cleaner and tensioner system combines effective cleaning, durable life & low maintenance requirements
  • A special version for ATEX zones is available on request


  • The Martin® QC1™ Cleaner XHD is suited for heavy-duty applications, on belts from 18 to 120 inches (~457 to 3048 mm) operating at speeds up to 1200 fpm (6 m/sec).  For belt widths above 72 inches, contact Martin Engineering.
  • The Martin® QC1™ Cleaner XHD is designed for head pulley diameters from 24-30 inches (~450 to 760 mm)


  • Martin Engineering’s color-coded high performance urethanes available to suit application
  • Martin® Spring Tensioner XHD is recommended.  However, Martin® Air Tensioner or Spring Tensioner available

Our technicians and engineers are available to provide expert advice and assistance on this product and all of your bulk material handling questions and problems. Please contact us today and let us help!

Product Specifications

Belt Width Up to 120 in (up to 3000 mm)
Belt Speed Up to 1200 fpm (up to 6.1 m/s)
Pulley Diameter 16-30 in (400-750 mm)
Temperature Between -40 °C and 150 °C
Corrosive Conditions Yes
Compatible with Reversing Belts or Roll Back Yes
Accommodates Mechanical Splices Yes


Brochure - Conveyor Products Download
Tech Data Sheet - QC1™ Cleaner XHD Download
Operator Manual - Primary and Secondary Cleaners (Part 1) Download
Operator Manual - QC1™ Cleaner XHD (Part 2) Download

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