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Topic: Belt Maintenance

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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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6 Tips To Get The Most Out of Your Conveyor Belt

One of the best things you can do for your conveyor belt is take proper care of it. Doing this will ensure a long life for your belt, lessening down time and saving you money. Here are 6 simple tips for maintaining your conveyor belt to keep it in top shape.

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How to Select the Proper Belt Fasteners and Reduce Failures

Conveyor belt fasteners are manufactured in two styles—hinged and solid plate. Hinged belt fasteners are applied as individual segments to a belt end and then connected with a hinge pin. Solid plate fasteners span opposing belt ends that have been butted together, forming a tight, sift-free splice.

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Remember CITA When Tracking Your Conveyor Belt

Training a conveyor belt to run centered on your conveyor requires patience and a strong understanding of how conveyors work. Following this 4-step conveyor belt tracking process will help reduce downtime, extend your belt life, and save money.

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Conveyor Belt Tensioning 101

Properly tensioning a conveyor belt is a critical step in tracking conveyor belts. Getting the correct amount of tension reduces splice failures, excessive stretch, and wear on the side of your frame. Luckily, there is a simple procedure to achieve the proper tension on a belt.

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Conveyor Belt Tracking Tips

A common challenge for plant maintenance is controlling and aligning a belt so it maintains its desired path. Many factors influence a belt's ability to track correctly.

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4 Conveyor Belt Repair Practices to Get You Back Up and Running

Conveyor belts generally break in the middle of demanding production runs when downtime simply isn’t an option. Ordering a new replacement belt at this point is going to cost hours-if not days of additional downtime before you can begin to install it on your conveyor. Luckily, there are a few proven conveyor belt repair practices that will get you up and running faster.

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A Faster and Easier Way to Repair a Broken Timing Belt

More and more, machine designers are using endless urethane timing belts in place of flat belts in their equipment design for the accurate movement of product. But, changing timing belts on many machines can be very time consuming. Quite often, the design of these machines does not allow for the replacement of endless belts without significant disassembly of the machinery, causing considerable downtime and lost production.

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