Conveyor belts are carrying medium of a belt conveyor system. A belt conveyor system is one of the most common types of conveyor systems. A belt conveyor system consists of two or more pulleys, with an endless loop of carrying medium—the conveyor belt—that rotates about them.
It uses powered pulleys for moving the belt and the material on the belt forwards. The powered pulley is called the drive pulley while the unpowered pulley is called the idler pulley.
There are two main industrial classes of belt conveyors; Those in general material handling such as those moving boxes along inside a factory. Another is bulk material handling such as those used to transport large volumes of resources and agricultural materials, such as grain, salt, coal, ore, sand, overburden and more.
WHY USE OF CONVEYOR BELTS?
Use of conveyor belt systems offers a number of benefits, some of which are:
- Its ability to transport material safely from one place to another.
- Conveyor belt systems are better and safer than forklift and they can be installed anywhere.
- They are built in such a manner that they can move loads of all weights, sizes, and shapes.
- Many of the conveyor systems come with in built security measure in order to reduce risk factor.
Conveyor belt system is the modern, effective and better way of transporting materials and good from one place to another. They are risk-free and can be easily installed almost anywhere. They are the perfect solution for all your transportation problems.
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