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The Impact of Custom Conveyor Belting in the Corrugated Industry

As large rolls of paper produced on paper machines are initially put into production to turn them into corrugated boxes, they start out on the corrugator machine. This critical machine creates flutes in the paper and glues it to liners, one layer at a time. These layers are then stacked, cut, and then ultimately scored before transporting large bundles throughout the facility to various converting machines.

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Coping With Continuous Wash Down

A large food manufacturing company has been using a newly installed conveyor belt for pig intestines at its processing facility. The new belt includes key features, specifically the new system is equipped with synchronous drum motors. Regardless of the repetitive daily pressure cleaning with hot water, the conveyor has been running consistently for more than a year without downtime or maintenance.

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Marel Relies on Synchronous Motorized Pulleys

The 6,300 employee strong leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the poultry, meat and fish industries, Marel, sees an increasing demand for more hygienic designs and thus wants to increase the use of motorized pulleys on the conveyors they supply to their food processing customers. The German company Momentum Technologies, with its US partner Sparks Belting, is one of the partners to support this design choice with their new oil free synchronous motorized pulleys, which are the coolest and strongest currently available.

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