Guangdong Freeman Outdoor Co., Ltd.
conveyor belts, types and selection for the right application
The material type of the belt is a key factor to consider when purchasing the conveyor belt.
There are different types of belts to choose from and they are used in a wide range of applications.
Some of them are easier to maintain than others.
The conveyor system is one of the most effective ways to transport products in a warehouse.
This is an effective way to reduce labor while also reducing the cost of warehouse operations.
They can be used to move small or large, heavy or light objects.
They are also very convenient considering the different types of packaging of your products;
They can be shipped in cartons, plastic, wood or metal containers and even in plastic bags.
There are light and heavy conveyor belts.
In addition, there is a belt with a built-in support system to help deliver heavy objects without damaging the belt, as well as to prevent wear and damage caused by heavy objects falling on the conveyor belt.
Flat belts are very common and used in many different industries, they work very well when you need a conveyor belt, and if they are traveling on the slopes it will especially catch the item.
The materials used for belts vary from application to application and provide different advantages that should be taken into account when choosing the right conveyor belt.
These are some of the options you choose for your belt: wear resistant surface, oil resistant, grease resistant, flame retardant, grip in high temperature, tilt and drop applications.
These are some different types of belt coverings to choose from: PVC, Nitrile, thermoplastic, polyurethane, nylon and polyester.
Taking into account what we have already mentioned, be sure to keep this in mind when choosing a conveyor belt in order to extend the life of the conveyor belt as much as possible;
Package or the size and type of your product, are they light or heavy, how will they be loaded on the conveyor?
Does it affect the belt when it is loaded?
When choosing the right conveyor belt, if in doubt, it is better to consult an expert in the field.
Be sure to ask a lot of questions and be very specific about the way you intend to use the conveyor belt.
Take a closer look at how the belting system works and ask yourself;
What should I do when the belt fails?
What is the cost of providing replacement parts?
When contacting a supplier, they should understand your process and the challenges it faces so that they can provide you with the best solution.