What types of machine belts does MIR provide?
For processing application requiring machine tapes and belts, MIR provides both traditional and modern fabrications. Traditional rubber-covered belts are made of nitrile rubber with an adhesive splice, while newer styles consist of predominantly polyurethane with a thermal melt splice. All of our machine tapes are constructed with a thin fabrication to facilitate high run speeds and small pulley diameter navigation. Matched sets of belting are also available for applications when several belts run side by side on a common shaft. Based on the needs of your application line and the current belting equipment, MIR’s belting experts can help you select a best-fit machine belt.
Our machine tapes and belts provide productive product manipulation on application lines such as, but not limited to:
- Vertical form / fill / seal machines
- Labeling machines
- Printing and binding
- Box making
- Document handling
- Bottle capping machines
- Mail sorting equipment
- Oil skimming
- Dough rolling and forming
- Profile extrusion
- Fiber optic drawing
- Wire and cable pulling
Advantages of machine tapes & belts
To ensure your machine tapes and belts are engineered to the exact needs of your application line, MIR offers customization capabilities such as:
- Precision endless
- Variable grip surfaces
- Cushioned or hard surfaces
- Vacuum slots
- Controlled permeability
- Quick splice
- Adhesive splice
When purchasing full rolls of machine tape for your facility, consider a belting option compatible with a thermal splice; this will be simpler to complete on-site. For finished belts, however, an adhesive splice — applied in the shop by our belting professionals — will guarantee the correct fit to your machine and a durable, high-strength splice.
Additionally, the choice between traditional rubber machine tapes and their newer plastic counterparts is important for facility managers. Plastic belts can be finger spliced, which offers a high level of flexibility and durability under the duress of high-speed product manipulation. However, the grip and efficacy qualities of nitrile rubber-covered belts is inimitable with other belting fabrications. Keep these splice and material considerations in mind when purchasing machine tapes for your facility and discuss the options with your conveyor belting provider.
MIR carries machine tapes and belts from top brands from around the world, such as:
For efficient machine tape replacement, simply provide your part number and our 24/7 on-site services will return your application line to full capacity. Or request an audit for an analysis of your current machine tape configuration and gain valuable insights for improving the efficiency of your application line.