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Jan
29

Get The Right Conveyor Belt For Your Business Needs

Conveyor belts are used in a wide variety of industries, from manufacturing to grocery stores. Although they all may move items from one area to another, each type is very different and has specific uses. A conveyor belt which might work great in one application isn’t necessarily the best fit for another. When it comes to buying a conveyor belt for your business, you want to make sure that you choose the right belt for the job. 

Types Of Conveyor Belts

The type and size of product along with how the conveyor belt will be used are all factors when choosing the right belt for your business. Belts are made in a wide variety of types to fit all different kinds of business needs. Some of the conveyor belts to consider include: 

  • Cleated belts. If the product you will be moving is flat or if the product will be moved up an incline, you may need a cleated conveyor belt. These belts help grip the product and can be made in metal or rubber material.
     
  • Food grade conveyor belts. Food grade conveyor belts must be made to certain specifications to meet FDA guidelines. These generally come with a food grade coating like Teflon or silicone.
     
  • Custom made belts. Whatever your product or need, a belt can be made to accommodate your business. There are experienced conveyor belt manufacturers who can work with you to create a custom designed belt that will suit your business. 

Conveyor belts can save time and money from labor costs, and can even reduce injuries for many types of businesses. Finding the right belt for the right job is the first step to adding one of these useful devices to your business.

Posted on behalf of The King Group

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