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Types of Conveyor Belts Available from Wrightfield

Wrightfield offers and number of types of conveyor belts. Each type of belt has specific advantages and disadvantages. and selection will depend on the operating requirements and volume through puts. In this article  a topic we look at Modular, PU and Slat, Wire Mesh will be included in a future article.

Modular Belt

This flexible conveying solution is able to convey products through inclined paths, as well as horizontal and helical paths. Moreover, the belt is very flexible and permits 90 degree and 180 degree turns.

These attributes make these types of conveyor belts well suited to winding routes. The modular belt is an extremely reliable and versatile conveyance solution, having been tried and tested in a variety of disparate environments and situations.

Key features

  • Available in lengths and widths to suit all applications
  • This belt is very low maintenance
  • Made from FDA approved materials

Slat Belt

Owing to its hinge design, the slat belt is extremely flexible, and able to handle complex loops and tight corners. This makes the slat belt suited to facilities in which space is at a premium. This type of belt often used to convey smaller, lighter duty items.

Key Features

  • Extremely flexible
  • Suited to long, winding routes, such as those one may encounter in a bottling plant
  • This belt can be used for overhead conveying

PU Belt

The polyurethane belt (also called the PU belt) is a versatile belt that is used across a number of different industries. The belt is capable of conveying all manner of products, from delicate food substances to large boxes.

The PU belt is one of the types of conveyor belts that is particularly well suited to the food industry, this is in part owing to its resistance to liquids, such as grease, oil and water. Furthermore, the belt is resistant to the highly abrasive cleaning chemicals that are regularly used in the food industry.

Key Features

  • This belt is made from high resistant materials
  • The belt is designed to deliver durability and robustness and to provide high levels of hygiene
  • Available in specifications tailored to the needs and wants of the customer

Find Out More About Types of Conveyor Belts

Click on the following link to find out more about types of conveyor belts or this link for information on other stainless steel equipment manufactured by Wrightfield.

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