DuPont’s Kapton® Is Perfect for Specialty Belts

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Kapton®, from DuPont, is suitable for an extensive list of applications: wire and cable tapes, formed coil insulation, substrates for flexible printed circuits, motor slot liners, magnet wire insulation, magnetic and pressure-sensitive tapes, tubing, and many more. Kapton® continues to maintain its status as a unique and sought after industrial material – especially in belting. […]


Case Study: Stamping Mylar Balloons

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A manufacturer of Mylar balloons approached Belt Corporation of America with a unique problem. Their balloons were made on a large piece of equipment that stamped sheets of Mylar to create the balloons. In a short amount of time, the belts were growing worn and damaged due to the abrasive stamping procedure. Belt Corporation of […]


Case Study: Saving Time and Money at the ATM

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At Belt Corporation of America, one of our specialties is reverse engineering. Reverse engineering is a process in which manufacturers disassemble a product and rebuild an improved version of it. We used reverse engineering to help one of our customers in the banking industry upgrade the belts on their ATM machines. The customer was a […]


Case Study: Improving the efficiency of a Food Packaging OEM

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Belt Corporation of America helped one OEM in the food packaging industry increase production by making their equipment more efficient. In this case, the OEM had issues accommodating larger packages using their vertical form fill seal machine for potato chips.  Our role was to refine the belts on the equipment, making it faster and more […]


Automatic Towel Dispensers

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Our ability to manufacture mini-pitch belts helped Georgia Pacific implement a new design for automated paper towel dispensers. The belts that we delivered were small, but also constructed from strong and durable materials suited for a high volume output. The success of this project has led to the deployment of tens of thousands of towel […]


Case Study: Improved Belts for Tree Harvesters

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Belt Corporation of America has a proven history of success in solving belt problems, both large and small, for distributors as well as for OEMs.  Often businesses will come to us with a specific problem that needs to be addressed, and in these instances, our engineers have applied innovative solutions to solve their most difficult […]


Basic Belt Design Criteria

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As with most design processes, when considering the design of a belt, there are some key questions that have to be addressed initially. For example, what is the final application of the belt? Will it undergo high torque or high speeds? Next, what type of belting is under consideration? Is it going to be a […]

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