One of the biggest pain points in the life of a maintenance technician or installer is dealing with conveyor belt tracking problems Here are a few helpful tips to lookout for and an easy, 3-step process to get your belt running right down the middle.
Aug 15, 2013· This video will show you all the steps to achieving the right amount of belt tension and how to properly track your conveyor belt It requires patience, but you will end up with a great running.
How To Keep Your Conveyor Belt on Track When your operation is working at full speed, trying to move product or fulfill orders, the last thing you need to worry about is your belt mistracking Unfortunately, sometimes even the slightest movement or change in the conveyor can throw your belt off track.
Nov 20, 2014· Anywhere there is a mistracked conveyor belt, look for pulled out hair beneath the belt! In this video, Josh explains how to solve one of the most frustrating conveyor service issu Subscribe to.
Conveyor belts are frequently blamed for belt tracking problems and in most cases this is unjustified The failure cause is usually to be found in the installation itself and may be the result of poorly adjusted pulleys and rollers, incorrect application of belt tracking measures or faulty design.
Conveyor belt tracking adjustment (tension, alignment,,)
Every non parallel roller can modify the belt tracking Be sure they are perpendicular too to the belt center line and square with the frame If the belt excel these tests, it basically be centered, but a final test can confirm this Launch the conveyor belt in the reverse run, to the tail pulley The belt must be empty.
How to Troubleshoot Improper Conveyor Belt Tracking
Aug 16, 2016· Belt issues Continually tracking off A belt must be cut squarely, or at a consistent angle if cut on a bias, and laced properly in order to track perfectly If either of these are off, the belt will track off each time the lace comes around the end of the conveyor If this is the case, you can recut the ends and relace the belt as a solution.
Jul 16, 2014· Tracking a conveyor belt can be frustrating if you don’t start off with all of the components squared up to the conveyor frame Make sure the head and tail pulley is squared, as well as all of the troughing and return idlers Typically, the troughing idlers center the belt on the head pulley while the return idlers center the belt on the tail pulley.
What Is Belt Tracking? How to Set Up the Tracking of a
Belt tracking is the ability to maintain control of the desired path of a conveyor belt once it is aligned and installed Making sure a new metal conveyor belt is tracking correctly is especially important because often times when a new belt is installed, it will not track the same as the old belt.
Training a conveyor belt to run centered on your conveyor requires patience and a strong understanding of how conveyors work Following this 4-step conveyor belt tracking process will help reduce downtime, extend your belt life, and save money.
To keep any belt conveyor running properly, it is important that you are able to correctly track the belt In this blog post, we will walk you through conveyor belt tracking basics for most belt conveyors To track a belt you will be using the idlers, pulleys, product location, and belt condition to control the direction of belt travel.
#3 Conveyor Belt Tracking Guide BASIC RULES I The basic, and primary rule of tracking a conveyor belt is simply "THE BELT MOVES TOWARD THAT END OF THE ROLL IT CONTACTS FIRST" II The conveyor structure must be "TRUE" (relative to center-line) and LEVEL (side to side).