Belt Type: Multiprof (SU 500/4 RA 3+2 800/7)

Industry: Wood, paper & pulp
Location: Russia
Brief details of conveyor/application: Ascending conveyor
Type of material carried: Wooden chips
Type and specification of Dunlop belt supplied: SU 500/4 RA 3+2 Multiprof 800/7. Width 1000mm
Current operating life of Dunlop belt: The Multiprof belt has now been in operation for over 2 years.
Type and specification of belt previously used: Local (domestic) origin
Manufacturer: Various
Average life of competitors belt – months The operational life of belts previously used had not been recorded by this customer. Verbal reports from the operators indicate less than 12 months on average.
Background story – general explanation of circumstances: The primary reason for changing to Dunlop Multiprof was due to problems with conventional belts during the winter. Frozen wooden chips were sliding down the surface of the belt. In spite of severe climate conditions (often as low as minus 40º Celsius in the winter period) the Multiprof belts continue to operate extremely well and still look like new with no signs of rips or surface cracks.