Belt Type: EP 1000/5 + 2 RA Sidewall belt

Industry: Iron ore processing (steel)
Location: South America
Brief details of conveyor/application: Steep inclined conveyor – furnace feed belt
Type of material carried: Iron ore pellets
Type and specification of Dunlop belt supplied: EP 1000/5 + 2 with 6 + 2mm RA covers and HDS 250R sidewalls and TCS 230R cleats. Width: 260m x 1067mm
Current operating life of Dunlop belt: 7 years +
Type and specification of belt previously used: Similar specification
Manufacturer: Beltwall
Average life of competitors belt – months 4 years
Background story – general explanation of circumstances: The Dunlop sidewall belt has already lasted 3 years longer than previous belts used on this application and continues to perform well. We have also provided regular technical assistance (paid for by customer), which has helped to keep the belt and the conveyor working well.