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Camber is the term used to describe an arc or curve that occurs in otherwise straight material. Generally, if camber occurs in belting, it is in a nylon (polyamide) core type material. Nylon core... (View Full Article)
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Calculations that assist an engineer in the selection of a correct belt for any application.... (View Full Article)
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Monofilament: "Any single filament of man-made fiber, usually of a denier higher than 14. Instead of a group of filaments being extruded through a spinneret to form a yarn, monofilaments generally are... (View Full Article)
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III. All pulleys, snub rollers, carrying idlers, and return idlers must be SQUARE with the frame (perpendicular to belt center-line) and parallel to each other. Check by measuring diagonals - should... (View Full Article)
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One of the basic tasks for transmission belting is for transmitting power from a source to a driven pulley. This is done through friction between the pulley and the belt, which is transferred through... (View Full Article)
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Since their introduction more than 30 years ago, the popularity of plastic modular belts has grown steadily. Constructed of injection-molded modules and hinge rods, plastic modular belts are... (View Full Article)
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The pretensioning of lightweight conveyor belts is critical to the long- term performance expectations of the customer. In the field I often get asked by my lightweight belting customers, how do I... (View Full Article)
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As consumers we share mutual concerns about the suitability of food products produced for public consumption. Likewise, as suppliers to different segments of the food processing industry, we should be... (View Full Article)
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The overall belting market share for lightweight conveyor belting has increased modestly over the past several decades. The primary reasons for the increase are process automation, market... (View Full Article)