Belt Type: UsFlex 630/1 6+3 RS

Industry: Steel
Location: Germany
Brief details of conveyor/application: Conveyor carrying waste material containing very sharp and often large pieces of steel for reclamation. Large magnet fitted to retrieve steel from the waste.
Type of material carried: Steel production waste (slag)
Type and specification of Dunlop belt supplied: UsFlex 630/1 6 + 3 RS 1200mm endless
Current operating life of Dunlop belt: 12 months +
Type and specification of belt previously used: Usually 630/4 multiply
Manufacturer: Various
Average life of competitors belt – months Average life was only 2 months but could often be a matter of only a few hours.
Background story – general explanation of circumstances: Customer needed to replace conventional multiply belt 6 times per year on average. Belts were being ripped and torn by sharp pieces of metal. After fitting Dunlop UsFlex 630/1 the belt has lasted for more than 12 months and continues to perform well.