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Belt Conveyor with their Types

15th February 2023

A belt conveyor is a material handling system that uses an effective and seamless technique to transfer supplies, materials, and components while saving time, energy, and money. The belt conveyor design includes two motorized pulleys with the conveyor material looped over them. 


The surface of a roller bed conveyor belt is a set of rollers that match the weight and speed required by the product. The number of rollers to be utilized is determined by the length of the roller bed conveyor belt. 

For situations where materials are loaded by gravity, a roller bed conveyor belt is used. Because they are intended to decrease friction, they are an excellent choice for situations where items must be carried over long distances.


A Flat belt conveyor belt moves goods and supplies through a system of pulleys. Its belt is composed of natural or synthetic materials, making it adaptable to a wide range of situations and purposes. A flat belt conveyor belt may feature a central drive and nose bars in some cases.


A Modular belt conveyor is made up of interlocking hard plastic parts with readily removable and replaceable segments. Modular belt conveyors are easy to clean because of their design, and the material is resistant to sharp and abrasive substances. Modular belt conveyors are available in a variety of designs and employ a single belt to transport goods around curves, straight lines, up inclines, and downfalls.


When the belt drops or inclines, Cleated belt conveyors contain sections, pockets, or dividers that keep granular items secure. The cleats are evenly spaced and available in a variety of forms and shapes, depending on the product to be transported and the belt's design.


The products on an Incline belt conveyor are held in place by a rough, uneven surface that prevents them from sliding or falling back. The belt's underside is silky, allowing it to slide softly across the bed. Conveyors with modular belts and timing belts can be utilized for this. Cleats may be incorporated for greater slippage prevention, depending on the material to be transported.


Unlike traditional belt conveyors, Filter belt conveyors enable items to travel through so that excess liquid may be drained from components or toxins and pollutants can be filtered out. To allow liquids and fluids to escape, filter belt conveyors are designed with lateral grooves and holes in the middle of the belt. 

To prevent fluids from seeping into the belt fabric, drainage holes are put in a fabric-free zone down the middle of the belt or sealed. Filter belt conveyors, like sidewall conveyor belts, can feature sidewalls to prevent liquids and fluids from pouring over the belt's sides. For dewatering applications, they are composed of heated polyester, polypropylene, polyolefin, or stainless steel mesh.