Belt Type: Ferroflex Deltahete SW 800/1 - elevator

Industry: Mining
Location: Africa
Brief details of conveyor/application: Elevator system
Type of material carried: Sand-like, hot
Type and specification of Dunlop belt supplied: Ferroflex SW 800/1 3.5+3.5 DHTE Ferroflex SW 500/1 3.5+3.5 DHTE
Current operating life of Dunlop belt: Expected 5 years +
Type and specification of belt previously used: Semperit LWMPH TEC
Manufacturer: Semperit
Average life of competitors belt – months Max. 5 yr
Background story – general explanation of circumstances: This customer was using Semperit Metalcord belts with TEC covers and was experiencing serious delivery issues. The availability of Dunlop Ferroflex was superior by far. The first belts supplied by Dunlop are still in operation. The level of improved belt life has not yet been fully measured although the Dunlop Ferroflex is expected to out -perform the previous belts used by several years.