Industrial belts are widely used parts and are one of the main parts of machines, industrial devices and factories, and they are designed and produced in different dimensions and sizes due to their high flexibility and malleability. For this purpose, according to the location, the way and amount of consumption, they produce different types of belts with different materials.
Since the amount of tension, the speed of the devices, as well as the prevailing heat in the environment are very important; The alloy of the belts should be in such a way that it can have the necessary endurance and good quality in these conditions.
The design and manufacture of industrial belts also follow this law. So that before production, they perform all the necessary calculations and checks, and after that, they are sure of their performance and quality by testing the produced belts. Among the types of belts that are used the most, we can mention conveyor belts, power transmission belts, V-belts, timing belts, and gear belts.
The importance of using industrial belts
Due to the number of industrial and production workshops and factories, as well as the design and manufacture of industrial belts for modern machines and devices with different powers, the need for this type of belt is felt more than ever. So that according to the specifications of the belts, the location and the amount of use, they are made in different sizes and with a specific diameter.
The diameter of production belts is always of great importance; Because if the belt does not have a standard and suitable diameter, it may get out of the way during rotation and cause the devices to be disabled and damaged. In addition to the cases mentioned above, canvas slings are also used in lifting industries to carry loads and parts.
These canvas strips are made of plastic fabric and are one of these types of belts. In general, the mechanism of industrial belts is such that the tearing or loss of their layers causes the system to fail in machine applications such as power transmission systems.
In other words, it can be said that industrial belts are one of the important tools in power transmission systems or regulating the movement of electric machine components (timing belts). In addition, most factories and industrial workshops use industrial belts (conveyor belts) to transport objects and parts. Of course, keep in mind that conveyor belts are not made of plastic; Rather, it is made of plastic fibers in the form of a tarpaulin and woven together.
Factors affecting the life and durability of the belt
the number of belts used during a system; The lower the number of belts used in a set, the shorter the life of the belts. The reason for this can be seen as a lot of work and wear between the belt and the pulley. Whereas if there are more belts, the system will not fail if one of the belts breaks or breaks. In addition, the increase in belts increases the efficiency and lifespan of the system.
the amount of stretching and tension created in the system; According to the dimensions, size and material of the industrial belts, each of them is designed and produced for a specific amount of tension and friction. Therefore, you should choose the right belt to minimize the damage of the belts. For example, weak belts with ordinary alloys cannot be used in industries such as steel and iron smelting. Due to the excessive heat in these sets, the belt is damaged in the shortest possible time and causes system performance to be disturbed.
Accurate monetary selection; The main location and rotation of the belts is inside the money. Due to the fact that the pulley makes the rotation easier and also the regular placement of the belt in the system; According to the thickness and height of the belt, suitable pulleys should be used along the path of its movement.
related connections throughout the system; Connections related to the system and belts should always be visited, checked and lubricated along the way. so that it rotates easily and the least amount of pressure is applied to the belts. Of course, remember not to spill the lubricating solution (oil, Vaskazin, etc.) on the belts during cleaning and lubrication. By doing this, you will prevent the belt from breaking and the set from failing.
how to store, pack and even transport; Care must be taken when packing, transporting and transferring belts. Belts lose their resistance and efficiency against heat and direct sunlight, oil and chemical solutions. For this reason, when moving and packing the belts, be careful not to expose them to sunlight and chemical solutions. Sometimes it happens that during the storage of belts due to non-observance of the necessary principles, the belt changes its shape and does not have the former flexibility.
All kinds of industrial belts
Belts are divided into six types according to the amount of power and the distance between the two engine axes, which are:
Flat belt: This belt is used for long distances.
Round belt: This model is used for power transmission in small systems with low power.
V-shaped or trapezoidal belt: V-shaped belts are used to transmit power in large routes and are designed and produced in different types.
Multi-groove belt: Multi-groove belt is formed by placing several v-shaped belts. Multi-groove belts are used to transmit power in very large assemblies.
Ribbed belt: according to the types of industrial belts, flat and v-shaped models have been used in the construction of this belt. This belt is used in making household appliances such as washing machines, mixers, etc.
Timing or toothed belt: This belt is toothed and is mostly used in the car engine for valve timing and engine metabolism. In other words, the connecting device between the crankshaft and the camshaft is the timing belt.
To increase the lifespan and ease of operation of industrial belts, pulleys, bearings and pulleys are used in its movement path. These parts installed along the belt’s path should be continuously and regularly oiled and lubricated. Sometimes due to irregular movement or lack of proper rotation of the bearings, the belt may go out of its way or fail. If these principles are not followed, the system will be difficult to move or, if it rotates, it will be accompanied by a lot of noise.
What is the use of the belt?
Due to the dimensions, sizes and types of belts from this product, it is used in most industries such as small and large factories (steel, iron smelting, petrochemical and other conversion industries), in the production of sports equipment such as treadmills, in stores, airports, It is used in hospitals and… Industrial belts are used in coal and stone mining mines due to the sensitivity of the issue and the safety of the personnel present in the mine. One of the most common uses of industrial belts can be considered in the automotive industry. This product is used to rotate motor components of vehicles.
Advantages of industrial belts
Lack of axial dependence on aligned shafts
Industrial belts protect machinery against moisture and overload.
Suitable insulation for any sound and vibration
Eliminating shock load vibrations
It has adjustable and variable speeds.
The ability to choose the speed to perform various tasks
No need for lubrication
High performance and efficiency
Very high resistance to misalignment
If the distance between the shafts is large, it is considered very cheap and economical.