October 2018 | Dry Cargo International

A guide to the use of steelcord conveyor belt rip detection systems and ripstop breakers.


Because of its innate strength, good handling characteristics and low elongation (stretch), steelcord belting is primarily used to convey materials over long distances and is very popular in stockyard conveyor systems. In many cases, this can be over several kilometers. Compared to conventional multi-ply belting, steelcord belts are appreciably more costly to manufacture and, especially because of the longer lengths involved, can be a very substantial investment indeed…

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