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Belt Conveyors Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial belt conveyor manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source belt conveyor manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These belt conveyor companies can design, engineer and manufacture belt conveyors to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these belt conveyor manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of vertical conveyor belts, conveyor belt systems, belt chain conveyors.

  • Allentown, PA 610-973-8200

    FlexLink manufacturers, designs and engineers flexible conveyors, plastic chain conveyors, modular conveyors and automated conveyor systems. Product lines include aluminum conveyors, stainless steel conveyors and wide belt conveyors. For more than 35 years, our solutions have enabled business from multiple industries to improve efficiency and production. Contact FlexLink today to get started!

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  • Monroe, NC 704-246-0900

    Throughout our 45 years, our design engineers and process automation team has delivered our customers the safest and most reliable process solutions on the market. Since we offer such a wide range of conveying methods, our engineers will evaluate your needs in order to receive the most ideal conveyor for your process. Contact Spiroflow to get started!

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  • St. Louis, MO 314-438-3300

    MMCI Robotics is a leading integrator of turnkey robotic systems and conveying systems. Our company’s goal is to increase your company’s product throughput, maximize efficiency for your plant, and improve productivity without compromising safety. We are committed to durability, reliability and quality, in serving various industries with our state-of-the-art systems. Contact us today and tell us how we can automate your process.

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  • Elkridge, MD 877-553-2296

    The belt conveyors that we provide includes a variety of materials and surfaces for the belt itself including PVC, fabric, wire mesh and many others. Our inclined belt conveyors are used to transfer parcels and supplies from one level to another. We strive to uphold the traditions that began our business many years ago; those are excellent services and products at a competitive rate. Visit our website today to learn more!

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  • Huntington, IN 800-444-7412

    Shuttleworth designs and manufactures conveyor systems including belt conveyors and chain conveyors. Our conveyors are used in packaging, food, health care, assembly, automotive, light manufacturing, ESD control, clean rooms and more. Let Shuttleworth put its years of innovation to work for you.

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  • Lynchburg, VA 800-241-5722

    Automated Conveyor Systems, Inc. has been a leading provider of turnkey material handling systems and facility upgrades since 1975. Specializing in designing, building, installing, and servicing modular conveyor systems for the corrugated paper and box industry, ACS has built a reputation of innovation, craftsmanship, and services. With an expert domestic and international sales staff and a reliable customer support system, ACS effectively assists our global customers in meeting their goals.

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  • Coldwater, MS 877-233-2618

    Cardinal Conveyor has been providing material handling solutions to its customers for over 20 years. We offer a variety of conveyor systems including belt conveyors, line shaft conveyors, overhead conveyors, slat conveyors, and more. Whatever the challenge, we'll work with you to engineer an effective solution.

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  • Belleville, NJ 800-822-8629

    If you’re looking for belt conveyors look no farther. We have all of the products to help fulfill even your wildest conveyor dreams. Our company has personally made it our mission to bring only the best products at the greatest value to our clientele. We strive to turn first time customers into life-long connections. Our qualified staff is available to help you around the clock to help answer each and every question you have. Come visit our website for more information and let us work for you!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

ADMV Change Brand to FlexLink

Monika Donimirska During ADMV’s 30 years history, the company has developed solutions in cooperation with its customers enabling increased production efficiency. The base of the company are the employees, the good cooperation with customers and deep production know-how within the cosmetics industries. In the last four years, ADMV (admv.fr) and FlexLink have gradually increased the collaboration, working together in projects and product development. As a result, the standardized palletizing cell with collaborative robot has been well received by major consumer goods companies. In order to expand into new markets and... Read More

FlexLink Shows How to Reduce Manufacturer's Total Cost

Emballage, the leading French packaging exhibition, will see FlexLink demonstrate the latest development in automated production flow solutions. Visitors will see new products that improve product safety and production efficiency and significantly reduce the cost of ownership. FlexLink demonstrate this with the state of the art wide belt stainless steel conveyor and the high capacity X65 platform. “A close dialogue with major brand owners and food manufacturers was an essential element in the development of our new wide conveyor platform, WLX. Users of the new platform see... Read More

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Belt Conveyors

Belt conveyors are a type of conveyor system, which are systems that move, or convey, different types of materials from one point to another and/or through various stages of processing. Conveyor systems in general use a number of different means to move goods and materials. This different means include by floor chain conveyors, overhead chain conveyors and more. Belt conveyors, which are the most widely used type of conveyor system, use a wide polymer or rubber belt wrapped around two or more uni-directional pulleys that rotate it, in order to convey goods and parts of all shapes and sizes. They are used in a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing, retail manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage processing, defense, paper, aerospace and automotive.

The belt of a belt conveyor consists of one or more layers of material, such as the aforementioned polymer, PVC or something else. First, the belt is supported by an over layer called a cover and an under layer known, known as a carcass. While the cover is typically made of polymers, combination plastics or rubber, it can also be made of more unusual materials, like silicon, which conveys heat, or gum rubber, which provides traction. The carcass is made of plastic web, polyester, nylon, cotton or mesh. It provides the belt with linear length and shape. Typically, one or all of the belt conveyor pulleys are powered by an electric motor, linked via a sprocket and chain; these pulleys are known as drive pulleys. The chain is wrapped around the sprocket or sprockets, connecting the drive pulley and motor and, in doing so, the motor is able to power the drive pulley’s rotation. Any pulleys that are not motor-powered are called idlers. To regulate the speed of pulley rotation, a speed reducer is also connected to the motor, this time by a “c” face coupling or a v-belt. Once assembled, both the speed reducer and the motor are stored underneath the conveyor bed. Said conveyor bed may be either a solid metal frame bed or a roller bed. The latter is selected for heavy-duty applications, where it provides some friction reduction and stress relief. Note that some belt conveyors use tapered rollers and curved belting in order to achieve curves for going around corners. Sometimes, a belt conveyor can be much more simple, functioning as a slide and controlled by gravity.

These material handling apparatuses are generally divided into two main groups: polyurethane, or PVC/Pu conveyors, and modular belt conveyors. Since polyurethane is a food grade polymer, PVC/Pu belt conveyors are frequently used for food processing and pharmaceutical applications. Modular conveyor belts run on guides and do not rely on tracking devices. They are easier to maintain and, when compared to the former belt conveyor style, have superior durability. While a better make, they are slightly more expensive than PVC belt conveyors, and so do not necessarily enjoy vast popularity. Other types of belt conveyors include incline belt conveyors, enclosed belt conveyors, steel belt conveyors, portable belt conveyors and sandwich belt conveyors. Other types of conveyor systems in general include: heavy duty rear conveyor systems, spiral conveyor systems, vibrating conveyor systems, gravity skatewheel conveyor systems, gravity conveyor systems, electric track vehicle systems, drag conveyor systems, vertical conveyor systems, flexible conveyor systems and pneumatic conveyor systems.

From airport baggage handling, to assembly lines, to postal sorting, to the transport of humans along moving sidewalks or escalators, to the transport of materials like grain, sand, salt, coal and ore, the unique uses of belt conveyors are nearly endless. They reduce labor, allow for the rapid conveyance of large volumes of materials and save space. In addition, they can be installed nearly anywhere and they can move loads of all shapes and sizes, no matter how irregular. On top of that, they are much safer than moving machines like forklifts. The choice to purchase a belt conveyor is an easy one. One who does so, however, should pay attention to some safety regulations. In the United States specifically, he or she must make sure that the system is configured and installed in such a way that it adheres to the regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). He or she should also take the time to educate workers on the proper protocol for working with the system. For the best results, one should call an experienced belt conveyor manufacturer.

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