Category: Belt Tension

Is It Time to Tighten the Conveyor Belt on Your Industrial Machine?

Conveyer system depending on an aligned belt

How’s your conveyor belt doing lately? Is it due for a tightening? The belt is so important since it essentially runs the conveyor, which, in turn, moves products. You want it to have proper tension and it’s a good idea to maintain your belt and/or inspect it every so often to ensure that it’s working… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Belt Tension Meters?

Sonic Belt Tensioning Meter

What’s a tension meter? It’s a device used to measure tension in belts or other things such as wires and cables. Just like other measuring devices, a tension meter needs frequent calibration. The Advantages of Belt Tension Meters What are some advantages of belt tension meters? If you’re looking for precise, accurate measurements, you’ll get… Read more »

Improper Machine Belt Tension Can Lead to Costly Shutdowns

Belt Misalignment

Machine belts need to be tensioned properly in order to work well. If the tension is “off,” the belt will ride either too tight or too loose on the pulley. When this happens, there will be slippage. Heat will build up from friction, and it’s highly likely that a belt will crack or break. If… Read more »

How The Right Belt Transmission Alignment Helps Your Machines

Belt Alignment and Tensioning Simulator KX-6550-ST Training Package (1)

A misaligned belt can cause all sorts of undesirable issues for business. For starters, it can put a machine you rely on down for the count as you wait for it to be repaired. What’s more, a misaligned machine is like a disease that spreads to other organs, as it can increase the wear and… Read more »

Helpful Hints For Using a Sonic Belt Tensioning Meter

Sonic Belt Tensioning Meter

Countless industrial businesses that use machine belts have benefited greatly from using a Sonic Belt Tensioning Meter. To paraphrase, a Sonic Belt Tensioning Meter is used to make sure belts are working efficiently and have the correct belt tension. They provide the answers you need to determine whether or not the tension of the machine’s… Read more »