Conveyor Belt Types
Conveyor belts are named according to their appearance, material and durability. Main types of conveyor belts are flat conveyor belts, sergeant & lades pallet conveyor belts, grip conveyor belts, sawtooth conveyor belts, PVC conveyor belts, sidewall (bandobar) conveyor belts, impact resistant conveyor belts. Flat belts are most preferred belt type in conveyor systems among these belts.
There are many considerations while choosing right belts for conveyor systems. Total belt strength, thickness of the top and bottom coatings, speed of the belt and the inclination of the conveyor are important factors.
The parameters such as shape, type, thickness of belt should be taken into consideration to choose the right belt. In some products, requirements such as anti-skid and rough surface may arise. In such cases, the belts to be selected must have those characteristic features. The shaped surface PVC belt is type of belt that can be used frequently for these situations.