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Wire mesh belts technical information

Twentebelt provides technical information about wire mesh conveyor belts belts on this page.

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Conveyor curves

In some cases the conveying process needs to turn a corner. Twentebelt offers wire mesh conveyor belts for use in conveyor curves.

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Drive

Wire mesh conveyor belts are driven by sprockets made out of plastic or stainless steel. As drives are a crucial element in the operation of a conveyor belt they are developed and produced by Twentebelt and are intended to guarantee an optimal and uninterrupted run.

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Side finishing

Twentebelt offers 2 different side finishes for its wire mesh conveyor belts:

With standard S side

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With a double bent Z side

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Optional belt features

Wire mesh conveyor belts can be equipped with integrated flights or tips, or levels for fixed product spacing. The belt can be made endless simply by pinching shut a connector or by weaving in a pre-bent wire.

Specifications

Photo featuring Twentebelt wire mesh conveyor belts specificationsMesh length: Ranging from 25 to 150 mm.

Wire diameter: Ranging from 0.9 to 2.8 mm.

Pitch: Ranging from 3.8 to 28 mm.

 

Instructions - How to make a wire mesh conveyor belt endless

Step 1

  • Separate a wire rod from the belt.
  • Split this wire rod as illustrated below.

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Please note:

Do not position the tubes in the driven sections of the belt.

Step 2

  • Connect the edges on both sides of the belt.
  • Insert all individual parts of the rod.

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Please note:

The use of a screw driver can simplify the act.

Step 3

  • Complete the connection by joining all sections with the separated rod and straightening it if necessary.

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Please note:

The use of a long nose plier can simplify the act.

Step 4

  • Place the tubes on to the wire ends.
  • Fix the tubes on the rod by squeezing the ends with the use of pliers.

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Finished! Your Twentebelt wire mesh conveyor belt is ready for use.

Please note:

Wire mesh conveyor belts with a double bent Z-side can also be connected according to the same instructions.

Connection tubes can also, if necessary, be used for repairs.

Step 1

  • Separate a wire rod from the belt and position the belt ends parallel to each other.

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Step 2

Connect both belt ends by weaving in the wire rod, starting from the middle section.

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Step 3

Continue connecting by joining all sections from the middle to both sides and straightening the wire rod if necessary.

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Please note:

The use of a long nose plier can simplify the act.

Step 4

  • Finish by connecting the edges on both sides of the belt.

Image making wire mesh conveyor belt endless using wire rod - step 4

 

Please note:

The use of a screw driver can simplify the act.

Finished! Your Twentebelt wire mesh conveyor belt is ready for use.

 

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