Conveyor belts are essential for transporting materials in various industries, such as mining, cement, steel, and agriculture. However, conveyor belts are also subject to wear and tear due to the impact of heavy or sharp objects, such as rocks, ores, or metal scraps. This can cause damage to the belt surface, reduce its lifespan, and increase maintenance costs.
To prevent this problem, many conveyor belt systems use impact bars to absorb the shock and reduce the friction between the belt and the loading zone. Impact bar is strips of material that are placed under the belt at the transfer points, where the material drops from one conveyor to another or from a feeder to a conveyor. Impact bars act as a cushion for the belt and distribute the impact force over a larger area, thus protecting the belt from cuts, tears, and punctures.
The complete conveyor belt impact bar includes the following:
The top surface material is a UHMW-PE cap, which can reduce friction, and high elasticity rubber in the middle. The middle is impact and cushioning rubber.
The bottom material is T-slot Aluminum.
Lijiu company can supply the single UHMWPE cap, meanwhile can also supply the whole set according to the client’s request.
UHMW impact bars are easy to install and replace. They come in standard sizes and shapes that can fit most conveyor systems. They also have pre-drilled holes for fastening them to the conveyor frame with bolts or screws. UHMW impact bars can be cut or customized according to the specific needs of each application.
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Benefits of Using UHMW Impact Bars
By using UHMW impact bars for your conveyor belt system, you can enjoy many benefits such as:
- Longer belt life: By reducing the impact damage and friction on the belt surface, UHMW impact bars can extend the lifespan of your conveyor belt by up to 50%.
- Lower maintenance costs: By preventing belt damage and wear, UHMW impact bars can reduce the frequency and cost of belt repairs and replacements.
- Higher productivity: By minimizing belt downtime and improving belt performance, UHMW impact bars can increase the efficiency and output of your conveyor system.
- Lower energy consumption: By reducing friction and heat generation on the belt surface, UHMW impact bars can lower the power consumption of your conveyor system by up to 10%.
- Better safety: By preventing belt failures and accidents, UHMW impact bars can improve the safety and reliability of your conveyor system.
Where to Buy UHMW Impact Bars
If you are looking for high-quality UHMW impact bars for your conveyor belt system, you can trust us as your reliable supplier. We are a manufacturer of UHMWPE products, including UHMW impact bars, UHMW sheets, UHMW rods, UHMW tubes, and UHMW profiles.
If you are interested in our UHMW impact bars or any other UHMWPE products, please feel free to contact us. We will be happy to answer your questions and offer you a free quote. We look forward to hearing from you and serving you. Thank you for reading this blog post.
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