A Belt conveyor is one of the many types of a Conveyor System that consists of two or more pulleys with a continuous moving belt. Belt Conveyors have made it possible to transport different materials from one place to another without much hassle. A Belt Conveyor is generally used in food industry, mining and mineral industries, chemical industries, power industries etc. They can be installed horizontally as well as vertically. Sawhney Industries is a leading manufacturer of belt conveyors in India and the quality of Belt Conveyors that they offer is remarkable. There are two types of belt conveyors that they manufacture and we are going to discuss them and their advantages below:
FLAT BELT CONVEYORS
As the name suggests, a flat belt conveyor is a type of belt conveyor in which a flat belt rotates over the pulleys and transports small size materials from one place to another. They are suitable in warehouses, airports to carry luggage etc.
ADVANTAGES OF FLAT BELT CONVEYORS
1. Flat Belt Conveyors are highly durable in nature and once installed, continues to serve for a long time. It requires less maintenance than other belt conveyors.
2. The requirement of manual labor reduces drastically with the installation of flat belt conveyors.
TROUGH BELT CONVEYORS
A trough belt conveyor is a type of belt conveyor that consists of an elongated belt, some pulleys, and a motor. They transport heavy materials from one place to another.
ADVANTAGES OF TROUGH BELT CONVEYORS
1. A wider range of lump size materials can be carried with the help of trough belt conveyors in construction sites, cement industries, mining industries etc.
2. With the help of trough belt conveyors, longer distances are covered easily, thus reducing the cost of production.