Flexco, MLT Establish Strategic Partnership

Flexco and MLT Minet Lacing Technology announced that they have signed an agreement in which Flexco will be the exclusive source for MLT products in the United States, Canada and Mexico. As part of the agreement, MLT will continue to manufacture the products for North America as Flexco integrates MLT North American business into its organization.

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Rema Tip Top to Consolidate Global Conveyor Belt Business

Rema Tip Top is one of the world’s major suppliers of conveyor belts with a total of five plants in South Africa, France, Poland and China. “Until now, all our brands have operated separately by market. By moving closer together and better taking advantage of the synergies in our company, we will be able to considerably increase our market share,”…

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Bridgestone Develops Conveyor Belt Wear-Monitoring System

Bridgestone Corp. has developed a unique system capable of automatically assessing conveyor belt wear. The company also will launch Bridgestone Monitrix, a mining operations support software also designed by Bridgestone, that integrates conventional maintenance services with the newly created conveyor belt wear-monitoring system. Until now, checking conveyor belt wear involves measuring the belt at various points, which requires temporary system stoppages…

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Legg Co. Offers ‘Made in U.S.A.’ Conveyor Belt

Legg Co. announced a new program called FLEX-LEGG to supply conveyor belting that is made in the U.S.A. that meets RMA2 standards for less demanding applications such as conveying sand and gravel. The FLEX-LEGG belting is available in five dimensions with a safety factor of 10:1. “Legg Co. is committed to providing a high quality product to the belting industry and…

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Conti-Tech Steel Cable Conveyor Belt

ContiTech has developed the steel cable conveyor belt STAHLCORD Barrier for less conveyor belt damage and a long service life in opencast mining. With its new sturdy steel transverse reinforcement in the top cover, the conveyor belt is two to three times more resistant to impact breaks than conventional steel cord conveyor belts without transverse reinforcement, the company said. “These…

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Martin Engineering Skirting For Reduced Conveyer Belt Maintenance

Martin Self Adjusting Skirting adapts to rubber skirt wear, regardless of material volume and size diversity. Martin Engineering offers a novel conveyor belt skirting system with a streamlined design engineered to fit virtually any conveyor with less maintenance and more efficiency. Martin Self Adjusting Skirting prevents spillage and equipment breakdown caused by fugitive material by creating a constant tight seal…

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