The conveyor belt rating refers to various performance specifications set by the manufacturer that indicate the belt’s intended carrying capacities and operating limits. Some key conveyor belt ratings include:
The maximum tensile force per unit width that the belt can withstand before breaking. Measured in psi, N/mm, or kN/m.
Load Carrying Capacity
The maximum weight the moving belt can safely carry per unit width or overall. Usually specified in kg/m or lbs/ft.
How much the belt stretches under rated load. Expressed as a percentage. Lower elongation improves tracking.
Ability of the belt to flex and shape to conveyor idlers and pulleys. Based on belt thickness and construction.
Maximum and minimum ambient temperature range for operation. Important for special environments.
Steepest incline or decline angle the belt can handle when loaded. Up to 18° inclination.
Typically given in m/min (meters per minute) or ft/min. Max speed based on belt and drive specs.
Abrasion resistance rating for the belt’s edge based on cover compound.
Fire Resistant Rating
Measured in minutes of fire exposure survival time. Important for flammable contents.
Ability of belt cover to withstand exposure to oils or chemicals without degradation.
Selecting a Lakhotia India conveyor belt whose ratings meet or exceed the demands of the specific conveying application helps ensure reliable performance and longer service life. Conveyor belt manufacturers determine ratings through physical belt testing.
Typical specifications for M24 grade conveyor belt:
Belt Type – Heavy weight multi-ply rubber conveyor belting.
Rubber Type – Abrasion resistant oil resistant rubber compound.
Number of Plies – Typically 4 to 6 fabric plies.
Fabric Material – Polyester or nylon fabric.
Tensile Strength – Minimum 2400 N/mm.
Elongation at Rated Tension – Under 3%
Permissible Belt Speed – Up to 6 m/s
Pulley Diameter – Minimum 400 mm for drive pulley, 125 mm for bend pulley
Temperature Resistance – From -20°C to +70°C
Skirting – Suitable for highly abrasive conditions
Fire Resistance – Conforms to ISO 340 class M2 fire protection
Applications – Heavy duty conveyors, underground mining, quarries, cement mills
Chemical Resistance – Resistant to oil, grease, fats, and limited acids/alkalis
So in summary, M24 grade belts are extra heavy duty with high tensile strength, low elongation, and abrasion resistance. They are made for demanding industrial environments and can withstand high loading, speeds, and temperatures.
The multi-ply polyester/nylon carcass provides excellent rigidity and load support. M24 is suitable for conveying highly abrasive materials or objects over long distances.
Get in touch with the experts at Lakhotia India for all your industrial conveyor belt needs. We provide customized belting solutions and 24/7 service. Call +91 9025194360 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org today to improve your conveying efficiency.