Advanced materials that offer strong, durable, and temperature resistant properties, coupled with unique manufacturing processes developed at BCA enables us to custom engineer belts for the most demanding drives across a wide range of product handling applications. Below is a listing of materials designed to offer superior benefits for use in industries ranging from business machines, to aerospace, to medical.

Manufacturing capabilities exist to spin cast, mold, wrap, ultrasonically weld, punch, grind, slit, and vulcanize materials to create virtually any endless belt configuration you can imagine.

Material Mylar® Kapton® Hytrel® Urethane Silicone Reinforced
Silicone
Hardness (Shore A) N/A N/A 30/40/50/60/70 60/80 55 40
Color Clear Amber Neutral Red/Orange/
White/Black/Blue
Green Black/Red/White
Thickness Range .003/.005/.007
.010/.014″
.002/.003/.005″ 0.10 to 0.40″ 0.020 to 0.125″ 0.5 to 12 mm 1/2 mm
Working Temp Range (C°) -70/+160 -100/+380 -40/+100 -20/+80 -40/+230 -40/+230
Water Resistance Good Good Fair to Good Good Good Good
Abrasion Resistance Good to
Excellent
Excellent Good Good Fair Fair
Oil Resistance Good Excellent Excellent Good Poor Poor
FDA Approved Yes Yes No No Contact Customer Support
Other Benefits Electrical
Insulation
UL94 VO Fire
Rating
High Flex Fatigue
Resistance
Hydrolytic
Stability
Low Coefficient
of Friction
Heat/Cold
Resistance
Mylar®, Kapton®, and Hytrel® are registered trademarks of DuPont.