What are the common trouble shootings of conveyor belt?

The enclosed conveyor belt trouble shooting chart can serve as a general guide for some of the more common conveyor belt problems. If your belt problem does not seem to resolve itself with these corrective measures, or if your belt problem is not found on this list, then contact SKE and request a visit by one of our factory representatives.

A. Belt runs off at tail pulley of conveyor.
B. Belt runs to one side for long distance or entire length of conveyor.
C. Particular section of belt runs to one side at all points on conveyor.
D. Belt runs off at head pulley of conveyor.
E. belt conveyor runs to one side at given point on structure.
F. Belt runs true when empty, crooked when loaded.
G. Belt slips.
H. Belt slips on starting.
I. Excessive belt stretch.
J. Grooving, gouging or stripping of top cover.
K. Excessive top cover wear, uniform around belt.
L. Severe pulley cover wear.
M. Longitudinal grooving or cracking of bottom cover.
N. Covers harden or crack.
0 Cover swells in spots or streaks.
P. Belt breaks at or behind fasteners; fasteners pull out.
Q. Vulcanized splice separation.
R. Excessive edge wear, broken edges.
S. Transverse breaks at belt edge.
T. Short breaks in carcass parallel to belt edge, star breaks in carcass.
U. Ply separation.
V. Carcass fatigue at idler junction.
W. Cover blisters or sand blisters.
X. Belt Cupping-Old Belt (was OK when new).

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