Belt Type: UsFlex 1000/2 8+3 RS

Industry: Sugar
Location: France
Brief details of conveyor/application: Conveyor carrying beetroots during a 3-month season working non-stop 24/7. Centre distance of 150 meters
Type of material carried: Sugar beets
Type and specification of Dunlop belt supplied: UsFlex 1000 / 2 8 + 3 RS. Width = 1400 mm
Current operating life of Dunlop belt: 4 years + (Installed in October 2006)
Type and specification of belt previously used: Steelcord type 1000 Grade D
Manufacturer: Sempertrans
Background story – general explanation of circumstances: The steelcord belt was proving to be unreliable during the working season. The factory had to stop production on a number of occasions, losing an average of more than 72 hours output per season. Since installation, the Dunlop UsFlex belt has been operating successfully for 4 full seasons without loss of production or repairs being needed.