Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt

May 26, 2016

AGAWAM, Mass. – Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands. "The client was originally using mesh metal belts, which met their heat-resistance requirements but left unsightly marks on the end product... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Gates Corporation Releases 283 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts

March 3, 2016

The aftermarket leader expands coverage across product lines by adding 283 new parts. DENVER - Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial, automotive, and heavy-duty aftermarket products, has expanded its extensive Original Equipment (OE) quality automotive products line with 283 new part numbers. The product release includes 9 new BladeRunner® Lawn and Garden... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Durable V-Belts enhance groundskeeping equipment performance.

September 18, 2015

With high-strength construction, Xtra Power (XP) Lawn and Garden Kevlar® corded v-belts enhance performance of power equipment in groundskeeping applications. Another feature, dry cotton wrap, enables consistent power transmission, reduced slippage when clutching, and enhanced resistance to repeated reverse flexing as well as oil, heat, and cracking. Range of dimensions is available, and products can be specified for use with most brands of groundskeeping power equipment. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

SEMCOR Belt Program

July 17, 2015

We have access to a wide range of products to allow us to help you find a variety of solutions for your material handling problems. Many of these products outperform the competition as a result of being engineered to provide long life. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

MISUMI Extends Same Day Ship Time to 6PM EST

June 19, 2015

Free Same Day Shipping Upgrade for in-stock components if ordered online by 6:00 p.m. EST. Orders placed with a Customer Service representative are available for Same Day Shipping when placed by 5:00pm EST. MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced its improved same day shipping service for all in-stock product lines.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Cheese Conveying Belts

May 18, 2015

F.N. Sheppard Co. is a Manufacturer, Custom Fabricator and Distributor of Conveyor Belts Timing Belts.  We offer one-stop shopping for Belts and Conveyor related items. These are available in FDA, USDA & 3A Dairy Approved and come in various colors, including the popular Blue color.  With a wide selection of belts and products related to conveying, we enjoy solving problems.  Our... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Fenner Dunlop UsFlex Conveyor Belt - A Real Solution to Your Toughest Challenges

May 15, 2015

The unique straight-warp carcass of UsFlex® is engineered to provide outstanding rip, tear and impact resistance. Made to be flexible and lighter weight, UsFlex® offers excellent load support, trough ability and tracking. Offering both high strength and abuse resistance, UsFlex® is a clear choice for your most punishing applications.  Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Regal Introduces Sustainable Conveying Options with Dry-Running Chain, 90-Percent Efficient Gear Reducers, and Corrosion-Resistant Bearings

April 21, 2015

New System Plast NG™ Evo chain, Hub City HERA® gear reducers and wash-down bearings exhibited FLORENCE, Ky. – Regal Power Transmission Solutions takes sustainable conveying to a new level at the Craft Brewers Conference & Beer Expo with displays of the new dry-running System Plast NG Evo chain and belt, Hub City's 90-percent efficient HERA gear reducers (High Efficiency Right Angle),... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Regal Introduces Turnkey Retrofits of Live-roller Conveyor for Energy Efficient, Low-maintenance Performance

March 17, 2015

PROMAT Show News Regal Booth No. 968 Retrofits bring safety and sustainability advantages with new plastic chain or belt, premium-efficiency reducers, and long-lived, sealed bearings. Conveyor surfaces engineered for bottles, cartons, cases, people – even cars. FLORENCE, KY  – Regal Power Transmission Solutions is introducing at Promat a new turnkey retrofit program that transforms... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

PIRTEK Burnsville Located in Minneapolis Area Assists with Local Farming Innovation

March 16, 2015

PIRTEK Burnsville was contacted by the owners of Pahl's Market to upgrade a piece of farm equipment. Owners Brian and Gary Pahl are the fifth generation to operate the farm and market located in Apple Valley, Minnesota. A few years ago, Brian Pahl recognized the need for a conveyor belt on his farm and envisioned reusing the irrigation unit to make it happen. In the fall, Pahl's reached... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission

HVAC Brain Inc. Carries Magic Aire Replacement Parts

February 4, 2015

HVAC Brain, Inc., retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, carries a complete selection of replacement parts for Magic Aire equipment, including belt drive and direct drive products. Magic Aire components are of the highest quality, offering dependable solutions for HVAC professionals and facility managers. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Magic Aire is an independent manufacturer... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

70' Long Accumulation, Decline Noser, Shuttle Conveyor

December 8, 2014

Accumulation while dynamically balancing production flow. Winneconne, WI – Multi-Conveyor ( - Multi-Conveyor recently built a stainless steel constructed plastic belt conveyor designed for accumulating flat or low in height product. This particular project was designed for a raw foods but the concept can be used for many... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

West River Conveyors & Machinery Company Adds Conveyor Belt and Structure to Existing Conveyor Packages

November 13, 2014

West River Conveyors has added belt and structure to their conveyor packages, making complete conveyor package pricing more affordable and desirable Oakwood, Virginia – West River Conveyors Machinery Company in Oakwood, Virginia recently added both conveyor belt and structure to their conveyor equipment packages.  In years past, West River has supplied only terminal group packages that... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Power Transmission Belt features antistatic design.

November 7, 2014

Capable of maintaining static conductivity to ISO 9563 levels, Poly Chain® Carbon™ Volt™ Belt is engineered to minimize safety risks in explosive environments. Static-conductive fibers safely transfer static to carbon tensile cords and away from driven side of power transmission for safety in unstable settings. Polyurethane belt is suitable for use in volatile environments such as oil and gas refineries, chemical processing plants, and grain silos. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Larger Openings Equal Increased Product Loading and Decreased Retrofit Cost

October 28, 2014

WINCHESTER, VA. — The Omni-Flex® 3 x 1 expands an already outstanding line of belts first introduced 55 years ago. The new Omni-Flex® 3 x 1 belt with its nominal 3 inch by 1 inch opening is ideal for conveying pans, trays and larger products in spiral cooling, freezing and general conveyance applications. By creating an Omni-Flex® belt with 3 inch by 1 inch opening, Ashworth has... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Modular Conveyor Belt handles right and left turns.

September 18, 2014

Injection molded with NG™ Evo thermoplastic or long-wearing XPG low-friction acetal, System Plast™ 2257 Series is suited for unit material handling in manufacturing, distribution centers, and assembly operations. Side-flexing modular plastic belt features universal design that allows both left and right turns, as well as S-curves. Available in 1 in. pitch and standard widths of 9–24 in., belt handles minimum radius as small as 17.13 in. and is rated for max working load of 450 lb. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Timing Belts transport glass sheets.

September 11, 2014

Available in metric and inch sizes, Synchronous Timing Belts are used to transport glass sheets for applications such as beveling, edging, grooving, indexing, linear drive, polishing, and cross cutting. Urethane belts offers optimized strength, durability, and abrasion resistance. To provide added grip, friction, and durability, rubber and urethane surface covering can be applied. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Glue Release Silicone Coated Timing Belts

September 8, 2014

Conveying and Transport Belts used in Diaper and Hygiene Industry typically have Glue Build-Up problems.  Our new Silicone Release Coatings on the Timing and Flat Belts help eliminate those problems.  We offer many different types of Release Silicone Coatings.  Silicone Release coatings can have high grip or low friction characteristics.  Let us help resolve your glue problems on belts.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Synchronous Drive Systems offer 98% efficiency.

July 21, 2014

Operating without need for re-tensioning, Dodge® HT500 Synchronous Belt Drives run slip-free and are suitable for wet and oily environments. Product line includes complete offering of synchronous sprockets with shaft attachment options, including TAPER-LOCK® and fin fan QD bushings as well as minimum plain bore sprockets. As companion to sprockets, belts come in 8 and 14 mm pitch and are made of polyurethane and carbon fiber cords for high torque transmission in severe environments. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

DuraSurf(TM) STS Ultra Low-friction UHMW for Slider Beds and Sidepans

May 27, 2014

DuraSurf™ STS is a UHMW product that ships in a continuous roll. This innovative, ultra low-friction product can reduce energy consumption, protect slider beds, and extend belt life. The package handling industry, specifically baggage transport, is incredibly abrasive. Heavy conveyed materials and belt lacing cause continuous high-friction contact on sidewalls and slider beds during... Read More