A belt conveyor can be used in a wide variety of situations such as transporting recycling goods or feeding and sorting materials into a screen. A single belt conveyor or a whole system of belt conveyors can dramatically increase the productivity of your manufacturing and distribution processes. Tuffman offers high-quality equipment built to last with high standards and customization to help you find the right belt conveyor for your needs.
Before deciding which type of belt conveyor and/or conveyor system is right for you, let’s cover the different types of conveyor systems available. Conveyor systems are used in a wide variety of ways and industries; they can be used for municipal solid waste (MSW) recovery, curbside recycling, hemp & cannabis production, construction and demolition (C&D) debris recovery, and a wide variety of sorting applications. Conveyor systems are available in different shapes, sizes, and orientations, and utilize different equipment pieces to move different materials. Tuffman offers belt conveyors that move products along a stretched rubber belt, magnet conveyors that move material using magnetic plates, and more.
Check out the belt conveyors that we offer here at Tuffman Equipment, or contact us to find the right solution for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the three types of conveyor belts?
The three types of conveyor belts include the basic belt, the flat slider, and the troughing belt. The basic conveyor belt is made of two or more pulleys that rotate an ongoing belt of material. The belt may be moved from a motor, or manually.
What is a belt conveyor used for?
A belt conveyor is used in various production/manufacturing settings to increase productivity and reduce the need for manual labor. A belt conveyor does this by moving items from point A to point B via a rotating belt, replacing the need for people to move the materials themselves.
What is a conveyor belt?
A conveyor belt, also refered to as a belt conveyor, is a type of industrial manufacturing equipment that conveys materials from one place to another via a revolving belt. The materials are moved along the belt by either friction or mounts along the moving belt. Belt conveyors typically increase the productivity of a facility and decrease the need for manual labor.