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Conveyor Belting

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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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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Small Things Make a Big Impact

As the National Sales Manager of Sparks Belting, I can attest that Sparks Belting is committed to providing the highest form of a total customer experience within our industry. As our industry grows and evolves, suppliers within our industries will be facing new challenges and opportunities to improve cost savings, production output and serviceability.

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Sparks Belting Company Announces Acquisition of D&D Belt Service, LLC

Sparks Belting Company, a Grand Rapids based conveyor belt manufacturer and supplier, is pleased to announce the acquisition of D&D Belt Service, LLC. The Atlanta, Georgia, based company provides fabrication and installation services for heavy duty rubber conveyor belting to the aggregate, recycling, paper/pulp and lumber processing markets.

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How to Properly Store Your Conveyor Belts

It is not uncommon for companies to stock extra belts in their plant in case of belt failure. No replacement belt is closer than the one you keep in storage. It is very important that these extra belts are stored properly.

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What Are Plies and Ply Adhesion on a Conveyor Belt?

Some conveyor belting is manufactured with one ply of fabric. This fabric layer can be coated with rubber, polymer or elastomer. Yet, most conveyor belting is manufactured using two or more plies of fabric that are adhered to each other by using inner layers of rubber, polymer or elastomer.

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