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Conveyor Belt Materials Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of conveyor belt material manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source conveyor belt material manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate conveyor belt material companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture conveyor belt materials for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading conveyor belt material manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for flat belt materials, inert belting materials, conveyor belt repair materials.

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  • Hilliard, OH 800-770-2358

    DuraBelt's belts are in nearly every industry, from twisted belts to conveyor belts for foods. Most consumer goods, including household products, packaged foods and drinks, tools, hardware, electronics, furniture, office supplies, cosmetics, medical goods, toys, automotive parts, mail, and athletic and entertainment products have a good chance of being conveyed at one time or another with belts made by Dura-Belt. We stand behind what we do, and even skip tooling charges. Contact us to find out more today!

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  • Londonderry, NH 800-922-2637

    Wire Belt Co. of America manufactures both custom and precision conveyor belting products such as woven mesh belting and chain drive belting for various industries, including food processing, electronics, baking, pharmaceutical, confectionery and textiles.

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  • Minneapolis, MN 763-559-2551

    We start with wanting to know your application then carry the project through to installation. We make tabletop chain conveyor belting, plastic belt and light- to heavy-duty industrial belting. You have choices of materials and styles from which to choose and we can fabricate specifically to your needs.

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  • Capitol Heights, MD 301-336-7400

    Potomac Rubber Co. is a distributor of V-belts, poly V-belts and cog belts. All belting is available individually or in matched sets. We carry specialty vee belts including metric, heavy duty and synchro-cog timing belts. We are distributors for brands such as CARLISLE, DAYCO, GOODYEAR. Many items are available for same day or factory direct shipment.

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Conveyor Belt Materials Industry Information

Conveyor Belt Materials

Conveyor belts are manufactured out of many different materials, all with differing specifications, properties and benefits. They are integral components of a conveyor system, and physically transport bulk materials from one place to another in a continuous motion. They must be durable, long lasting and resistant to a wide range of temperatures, moisture and chemicals.

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Materials Used in Conveyor Belts

There are five main materials that conveyor belts are made out of: thermoplastics, metal, rubber, fabric and leather. Plastics include polyester, polyvinyl chloride, silicone and polyethylene. The metals are stainless and carbon steel, and the fabric materials are canvas or cotton. The most popular material is a rubber composite because it is flexible, resistant, smooth and seamless. It also doesn't have any holes or openings. To increase strength, many belt materials contain additives, including fabric, steel, polyester or fiberglass. Many flat belts are actually composed of a core material and a covering. These belts are parts of many different types of conveyors, including troughed, inclined, horizontal, food grade and overhead conveyors, but they are not used in chain, pneumatic or screw conveyors. Choosing the right belting material is the most important specification involved with conveyor systems because the wrong material could compromise productivity or worker safety.

Conveyor Materials Based on Application

Conveyor systems, especially those in manufacturing facilities, travel through many different environments. For example, assembly line conveyors may travel through an oven, underwater parts washer or some sort of secondary operation like painting. Therefore, they must be resistant, durable and able to handle these harsh conditions on a continuous and regular basis. Belts that carry ingredients, raw materials and finished, unpackaged goods in food or beverage processing plants are made of either stainless steel or a heat resistant, non contaminating plastic resin. They must be FDA or USDA approved and easy to clean and sanitize. Materials like some hard plastics or metal lack the flexibility needed to convey, which requires the belt to bend, as they are on a continuous loop around two sets of rollers. In these situations, small parts are interlocked together or woven in order to bend and twist. However, these tend to have holes or cracks and are not smooth or water tight. They are not made for carrying small or irregularly shaped objects as well as products in bags, which could sag or fall through the cracks.



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Conveyor Components Company at The World of Asphalt & AGG1 Show & Conference 2013

Conveyor Components Company will be exhibiting at The World of Asphalt & AGG1 Show & Conference this year. The show will be held March 19th through 21st in San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center. Leading manufacturers and service providers in the aggregates, asphalt, pavement maintenance and traffic safety industries will all be featured. Please make sure to stop by Booth # 122 where Conveyor Components Company will be showing quality engineered safety stop controls, skirt board clamps, belt misalignment controls, aeration pads, belt rip detectors, belt... Read More About This