Rubber products have an important role to play in everyday life. Some of the important ones are oil seals, vibration mounts, conveyor belts, AS 568 standard O rings and rubber sheets.
Talking about conveyor belts, you must have come across a conveyor belt while waiting at the luggage area at airports.
There are mainly 3 types of conveyor belts namely,
•Snake sandwich belt
A basic conveyor belt comprises of 2+ pulleys and it can be used manually or with a motor. The items placed on the belt move forward with the forward movement of the belt. They are also used in packaging and parcel delivery utilities as they make movement of goods from one place to another quite easy and effortless.
A snake sandwich conveyor has 2 separate parallel belts and is used to move goods up an inclined surface. This type of a conveyor as created in 1979 and is used widely till date.
A long belt conveyor has 3 drive units and is mostly used for sending goods over a long distance. The main use of this kind of belt is in the mining industry and construction industry.
All the types of conveyor belts have their own usage and make it easy for people to move goods from one place to another.
Conveyor belts are used to move goods from one point to another. There are mainly 3 types of conveyor belts – the basic belt, snake sandwich belt, long belt.