GlobalSpec has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Conveyor Belts. They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
What new technologies are influencing conveyor belt design?
29 answers
Answers:
1/ My Patented Intellectual Property in Conveyor Idler Assembly (DunnEasy Idler Assembly) 2/ My Patented Intellectual Property in Conveyor Idler Rolls(OneFits Roll). Both these pieces of Technologies are a giant leap forward in conveyor operation & ongoing maintenance that exceeds all CEMA requirements in the Total Occupation, Health & Safety and Environmental offering that no other manufacturer can supply.
~Tecmate, Innovator & Consultant (Ret), Capella, Australia
1) The latest advanced design involves RFID Technology, (Radio Frequency Identification), improved loop design, and Ethernet connectivity. 2) Helix delta-T belt conveyor design software has full dynamic analysis capabilities essential for designing high powered conveyors and long overland conveyors.
~Jagannadham M, Production Engineer, Hyderabad, India
In Food industries, it should have micro ban, durability, adoptability, versatility, modular, should have soft starter, variable drives, chemical- temperature resistance.
~Amancio Basoc, General Management, Makati city, Philippines
Quick joining of belts on the application. Bacteria build-up is very important today. Quick delivery and multiple uses for similar material belts.
~General Corporate Mgmt, Kutztown, PA
Use of Food Grade Belt for Food processing applications. Spillage control; scraper mechanisms; self cleaning devices.
~Ananth N, General Manager (Technical), Chennai, India
I am very fresh in this segment and learning about the conveyor technologies.
~Jitendra D, Purchaser, Mumbai, India
Conveyor materials conveyor design conveyor drive and support equipment
~Domingos Reynolds, Prodution ,design engineer and manufacturer, Oeiras, Portugal
Plastic, chemical proof, food grade, high temp, submersible application
~Ronald G, Engineer, Mandaluyong city, Philippines
Modular belt made from other materials besides rubber.
~Elton D., Inside Sales/ Customer Service, Berkeley, CA
Belt material and conveyor rollers and variable speed.
~Manufacturing, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Modular Belts,PVC,PU,Silicone Coated Conveyor Belts
~Shridhar Saraf, Self Employed, Gulbarga, INDIA
Belt Cleaning System, Dust and Pollution supression
~Stanislaus A, Engineer, Surabaya, Insonesia
Surface wear and tear. Minimize dust build-up.
~Production Engineer, Miramar, FL
Plastic modular belt, and low tension pu belts
~Enrique Rosas, Product Manager, Mexico city, Mexico
Materials used in the construction of.
~Dennis K., Sales Account Representative, Milwaukee, WI
Waste Handling, Recycling, etc.
~Engineering, Consulting, Raynham Center, MA
Impact bed design, belt turners
~Terry F, Marketing/Sales, Cambridge, Canada
Belt alignment technologies.
~Kiran N, Research & Development, Pune, India
Not technology exprerance
~Ramesh babu C, Engineer, Dubai, Uae
Safety and speed accuracy
~Gerardo D, General Management, Mission, TX
Mechatronics application
~Bibhanshu Sekhar Choudhary, Engineering Consultant, Ranchi, India
Materials for layer
~Federico F, Engineering Consultant, Toluca, Mexico State-, Mexico
Coumpounds, carcass
~Engineering, Faculty/Staff/Student, TOURNAI, Belgium
PLC and Net base
~Elkeana Saunders, Supervisor, Nassau, Bahamas
New applications
~Ojomu J, Marketing/Sales, Lagos, Nigeria
Container ,Speed
~Engineering, Consulting, KRESGEVILLE, PA
Energy saving
~Annalisa Boccanera, Marketing/Sales, ROME, Italy
Smart zones
~Michael C, Tech, Burlington, Use
Photovoltaic
~Engineering, Process/Production, Herbrechtingen, Germany

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative conveyor belts?
23 answers
Answers:
Tamec Services Pty Ltd, [ http://www.tamecservices.com.au ], offer the DunnEasy Idler Assemblies & OneFits Rolls as retrofit-table or direct new supply.
~Tecmate, Innovator & Consultant (Ret), Capella, Australia
It appears that the European Companies are still at the head of the pack.
~General Corporate Mgmt, Kutztown, PA
Rexnord, Intralox, Unichains, Regina, Flexon, Cambridge, Rothzinger
~Amancio Basoc, General Management, Makati city, Philippines
Siegling Habasit Ammeraal Intralox Scanbelt
~Shridhar Saraf, Self Employed, Gulbarga, INDIA
1) ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group 2) Goodyear
~Jagannadham M, Production Engineer, Hyderabad, India
Transweigh India in India
~Ananth N, General Manager (Technical), Chennai, India
Fa. Schlatterer "ESBAND"
~Engineering, Process/Production, Herbrechtingen, Germany
Yet to understand fully.
~Jitendra D, Purchaser, Mumbai, India
Standard Industrial Inc,
~Marketing/Sales, Shanghai, China
All companies in Mexico
~Gerardo D, General Management, Mission, TX
Intralox - Volta belts
~Annalisa Boccanera, Marketing/Sales, ROME, Italy
Habasit, intralox
~Enrique Rosas, Product Manager, Mexico city, Mexico
Sampla Belt, GP
~Federico F, Engineering Consultant, Toluca, Mexico State-, Mexico
Hoffmeyer Co.
~Elton D., Inside Sales/ Customer Service, Berkeley, CA
Price Rubber
~Terry F, Marketing/Sales, Cambridge, Canada
Good Year
~Stanislaus A, Engineer, Surabaya, Insonesia
Glidepath
~Elkeana Saunders, Supervisor, Nassau, Bahamas
Good Year
~Bibhanshu Sekhar Choudhary, Engineering Consultant, Ranchi, India
Intralox
~Ronald G, Engineer, Mandaluyong city, Philippines
Habasit
~Ramesh babu C, Engineer, Dubai, Uae
HABISAT
~Shaun T, Production Engineer, Wigan, United Kingdom
Habasit
~Dennis K., Sales Account Representative, Milwaukee, WI
Dorner
~Production Engineer, Miramar, FL

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