Bowman Hollis Offers Belt Cleaning Information

Belt distributor discusses proper ways to extend conveyor belt life and maximize performance by proper cleaning techniques.

Charlotte, NC November 4, 2010 -- Bowman Hollis discusses the best ways to c lean conveyor, process and transmission belting.

Budgets are tight these days, and companies often spend large amounts on belting. Many times, this money could be saved by better routine belt maintenance. Often overlooked is belt cleaning. Dirty belts can cause many problems - short belt life, damage to other machine components, decreased production, and even production quality problems. Keeping belts clean can result in many benefits.

However, improper cleaning can actually lead to shorter belt life, and even be dangerous. For example, using the wrong solvent may permanently damage certain belt covers, rendering the belt unusable. This overview explains the proper methods and materials, to ensure that companies using conveyor belts get the most for their money.

This information is part of an ongoing series of industrial belting information published by Bowman Hollis. The "Application Tips" section of the Bowman Hollis website will address many common problems of belt users.

About Bowman Hollis:

Bowman Hollis is a leading-edge industrial belting distributor with fabrication shops in Charlotte, NC and LaGrange, GA. All types of belt fabrication services are offered: field splicing to 118", cleat and guide fabrication, special belt development, and free belt problem analysis. More information may be found at

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