Belt joint shall be vulcanizedTrough angle shall not be less than 30°.
Belt speed: The maximum belt speed shall not exceed 2.0 m/s.
Conveyors handling dry fine material (i.e. cement) shall not exceed 1.25 m/s.
Belt speed for conveyors less than 50 meters in length shall not exceed 1.5 m/s.
Conveyors longer than 500 m can operate above 2 m/s (Overland Conveyors).
Trough belt width shall not be less than 800 mm. For special applications 650 mm belts may be used.
Air-assisted gravity systems
Positive / negative pressure systems