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Urethane Belting Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of urethane belting manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top urethane belting manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find urethane belting companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture urethane beltings to your companies specifications. Then contact the urethane belting companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of round urethane belt, urethane reinforced belts, urethane drive belts or customized urethane beltings of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Hilliard, OH

    When you choose DuraBelt you can depend on receiving some of the best urethane belting and other products in the industry. DuraBelt's mission is to produce innovative, high-quality products and sell them at a fair profit, while providing the fastest, friendliest service in a healthy environment. To find out more about the products and services we can offer you, please give us a call.

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  • Wallington, NJ

    For more than 60 years, we have been offering innovative conveyor belting to customers worldwide. Our full line of products include perforated belts, vacuum belts, nylon core belts, and plastic modular belting. We have grown our reputation based on providing outstanding customer service as well as conveyor belt materials that will provide long-lasting value. For more information on how we may be able to assist you, visit us online or call us today!

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  • Kansas City, MO

    MIR is the premier specialty fabricator of light weight belting and conveyor accessories in North America. Offering dozens of materials and specialty conveyor products, MIR provides unsurpassed versatility and comprehensive customer service. Technical expertise combined with top quality products make MIR your choice for all conveyor belting, timing belting, transmission belting needs and more.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Mol Belting Systems manufactures conveyor belting for light industrial applications. Products include grocery checkout conveyor belts, ThermoKing Plastic Belting™, belts for treadmills plus yellow TrackSeal® safety edge, which protects legs & feet at the assembly line. Over 200 belt styles in inventory! Contact us today and benefit from our leading edge manufacturing capabilities & dedicated staff.

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  • Greenwood, IN

    Using our exceptionally well trained technicians we will work with you to come up with a urethane belting product that will stand up to the wear and tear of the everyday in order to provide a lifelong value. With products serving in many industries including woodworking, material handling, metal working and many others we are sure to have what you need! Visit our website today to learn more!

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  • Union, NJ

    Belting Industries Group has been manufacturing conveyor belts for over 50 years. We manufacture woven endless, stretch, round, foam, metal, high temperature, film, and covered belts. Because of our experience over the years Belting Industries Group has both the knowledge and experience to manufacture custom belts that fit your needs. To learn more about Belting Industries Group and the services that we offer contact us today!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Varieties in Urethane Belt Weights

Urethane belting is a popular choice for conveyor belts because it is easy to clean, durable, resistant to abrasions, and has a high tension that does not require the addition of belting slack holders or any other additions. Urethane belts are also highly bacteria and contaminant resistant, making them ideal for using with delicate products, food production, and medical goods. There are actually several different varieties of urethane belting that are suited to different uses. Each type of belting has different properties for abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, durability, and weight... Read More

Benefits of Urethane Belting

Urethane belting for conveyor systems is a somewhat new material used on conveyor belts in place of traditional rubber belts or synthetic fabric and plastic belts often used in other industries. A urethane belt is made of pure, flexible urethane, or added over a fabric strip or some other material to create a flexible, yet structured belt that is impervious to stains and the possibility of materials leaking through or into the belt itself. These unique properties of urethane belting make them an ideal choice for the following reasons: Abrasive... Read More

Urethane vs Rubber Belts

Thin belts are used for a variety of products, from automotive motors to large industrial machines. The thin belts provide anchors and pulley systems for a variety of mechanical uses and processes, and the belts are vital to the proper functioning of these machines. In the past, only rubber belts were available for this use, because the polyurethane mixture used in today's urethane belting had yet to be invented. However, modern factories and business owners now get a choice between rubber and urethane belting models. In many ways, urethane provides... Read More

IQS Newsroom Featured Profile: Dura-Belt, Inc.

by Amy Harris, IQS Editor The belts, conveyor materials, parts and pulleys manufactured by Dura-Belt, Inc. are used in applications worldwide and inevitably affect our day-to-day lives in one way or another. Consumer product conveyors, vibratory feeders, packaging equipment, printing machines and power transmissions are just a few of the important areas in which the company's products are employed. To supply innovative, high quality belting products has always been and still remains the mission of this reputable company, and today, it is no surprise that Dura-Belt, Inc. is an industry... Read More

businessIndustry Information

Urethane Belting

Polyurethane belts (which are sometimes referred to as urethane belts) are made from the thermoplastic polyurethane. High-quality polyurethane belts have an average life-span of four to six years, but they can last much longer depending on usage and environmental conditions. Polyurethane belts can be used for a wide variety of applications including food conveyors, packaging equipment, dental drills, brake rollers, chemical mixers, computer printers, HVAC equipment and much more.

Polyurethane and urethane are two different substances; urethane is another word for ethyl carbamate, which is not a component of polyurethane and is chemically distinct from it. Despite this distinction, the words “urethane” and “polyurethane” are often used interchangeably. Polyurethane belts are used as power transmission belts and as conveyor belts in comparatively light-duty applications. Temperature has a definite effect on the resiliency of polyurethane belts. Polyurethane's physical resilience diminishes at higher temperatures. This means that a polyurethane belt's resiliency at 120°F (49°C) decreases to roughly 70% of its resiliency at room temperature, it and drops to about 10% at 150°F (66°C). Also, as temperature decreases, polyurethane becomes more brittle. When polyurethane belts are left overnight in low temperatures, they can take a set that can cause welds to shear apart.

Cleaning polyurethane belts with Oxine (Chlorine Dioxide) or isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) is acceptable without prolonged exposure or high concentrations, which can damage the polyurethane. Polyurethane belts may also be washed in lukewarm water with regular liquid dishwashing soap. Frequent washing is not recommended for more hygroscopic polyurethane belts as it can cause damage over time, especially with hot water temperatures. Polyurethane belts should not be sanitized with bleach because it causes them to crack and lose elasticity. Polyurethane belts can be formed into almost any required shape; this is one of the primary benefits of manufacturing polyurethane belts. Polyurethane is just one of many synthetic polymer materials that are used for the construction of belts. Natural rubber as well as synthetic rubber materials like neoprene and silicone are also widely used. Correctly pairing a polyurethane belt with its application will ensure the longevity of the belt and the effectiveness of the process in which it is involved.

Urethane Belting
Urethane Belting - Dura-Belt, Inc.