Track and adjust conveyor belt tension alignment If the belt moves a bit from the left to the right of center it is clearly a problem with the alignment or leveling This can be easily fixedTo track a belt you will be using the idlers pulleys product location and belt condition to control the direction of belt travel Belt Tracking Basics The first step is to make sure that your conveyor is installed squarely and that the belt you are using has been cut and spliced correctly
Belt tracking problems can be identified when the belt wanders to the left or right instead of going straight down the center of the conveyor Significant damage to the belt and/or conveyor frame will be the result if this condition is not corrected promptly only adding to production downtime Conveyor belt tracking issues happen exclusively to belts that need to be tensioned stretched in Conveyor Belt common problem trouble shooting guide 1 Excessive top cover wear over entire top surface or in load carrying area A The top cover quality is
This example accounts for the largest single cause of conveyor belt tracking problems You will note that the conveyor belt does not contact the center roll of the troughing idler which is the only part of the troughing idler that has any training effect on the conveyor beltHow to Diagnose and Fix Common Conveyor Belt Tracking Issues Aligning and controlling a belt is always a common challenge for plant maintenance Although its path is imperative to all floor operations there are many factors that influence a belt s ability to track correctly
One of the biggest pain points in the life of a maintenance technician or installer is conveyor belt tracking In a nutshell this is the process of aligning and then controlling a belt 03 17 32 Not exactly on topic but since I made all of the parts for the conveyor and I figure a few people on here probably have done this I thought it would be appropriate Ok heres the problem I have built a conveyor and cannot get the belt to track It consistently runs off to one side If I reverse
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