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Megadyne to Launch New Belting Products at Hannover Messe 2017

Posted by Alex Levensalor

The Megadyne Group is proud to announce that we’ll be launching six new products at this year’s Hannover Messe exhibition. From April 24-28, our team will join thousands of exhibitors on the Hannover Fairground in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany to showcase the latest breakthroughs in advanced belting technology. Focusing on a wide range of topics […]

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Belts For Seedling Harvesting

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Tree Seedling With Exposed Roots

The importance of the right cover material and modified options mean efficient seedling harvesting. Major manufacturers of wood products start with a seedling grown under controlled environmental conditions. When the seedlings achieve a certain size, they are harvested and refrigerated until replanted in large tree farms. Seedlings grown in meticulous straight rows must be removed […]

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3 Ways to Improve Form-Fill-Seal Belts

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Throughout the packaging industry, many professionals rely on vertical form-fill-seal machines for diverse vending and bagging operations. These machines are essential for quickly and efficiently filling packages with different products and sealing them, and they need high-quality belting to deliver the ideal performance. Today, there are several manufacturers of form-fill-seal machines, and during our decades-long […]

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Finding a Durable Belting Cover Compound for Material Handling

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Many material handling applications utilize extrusion machinery. The belting used for this process must be durable, long-lasting, and reliable to ensure that projects are completed safely, efficiently, and on-time. However, many material handling companies encounter issues with their belting, including short life spans or rapid deterioration. To prevent such setbacks, businesses should use belting cover […]

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The Megadyne Group Exhibiting at PACK EXPO International (Free Registration Code)

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Belt Corporation, a key part of the Megadyne Group, will lead the company’s presence at PACK EXPO International 2016. Belt Corporation will be joined by three additional group companies – Jason Industrial, Sampla Belting and Megadyne America. Megadyne, headquartered in Mathi Italy, purchased Belt Corporation in 2014 and has continued to grow the company as […]

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The Case for Better Belting Compounds: Meet DuraTaq™

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Customer demand for online retail goods, along with a proliferation of product packaging options, has led to significant demands for product handling equipment uptime and belt life expectancy for packaging equipment applications that includes case erecting, box filling, and box closing equipment. Belts today must provide the right combination of high friction, low wear, and […]

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We Now Offer HP® DesignJet Plotter Belts

Posted by Alex Levensalor

BCA is excited to announce the addition of replacement plotter carriage belts for Hewlett Packard DesignJet Plotters to our already extensive line of custom and stock belting products. These plotter carriage belts are manufactured out of high quality thermoset urethane (PU). PU offers a number of benefits over traditional rubber belts. Unlike rubber belts, thermoset urethane belts […]

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Understanding the Benefits of Advanced Belt Drives

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Mechanical belt drives can offer lateral and longitudinal stability, increased efficiency, and technical simplicity. However, if installed incorrectly or in an unsafe working environment, belt drives can suffer inaccurate timing problems or shortened lifespans. Correcting these issues can require extensive repairs and even premature part replacement. Taking necessary precautions and preemptive measures to ensure a […]

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5 Attributes of a High Quality Bagger Belt

Posted by Alex Levensalor

What makes a great bagger belt? A number of factors contribute to the quality of an FFS belt, each of which can seriously impact your packaging operations. 1. WEAR – Belts are expected to wear down through normal use, but ensuring that the belt features a durable wearing cover will allow your operation to provide consistent […]

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Reinforcement Options for Timing Belts

Posted by Alex Levensalor

Timing belts have a series of evenly spaced teeth on the inside circumference, making use of positive engagement between two sets of meshing teeth in order to prevent slippage and minimize relative motion between the elements in mesh. However, most timing belts rely on some sort of reinforcement to add strength to the belt. Four […]

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