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Conveyor Belt Basics

Jul 18, 2018

In the 17th century, the United States began to use aerial ropeways to transport bulk materials; in the mid-19th century, various modern conveyor belt conveyors appeared one after another. In 1868, belt conveyors appeared in the United Kingdom; in 1887, screw conveyors appeared in the United States; in 1905, steel belt conveyors appeared in Switzerland; in 1906, inertial conveyors appeared in the United Kingdom and Germany. Since then, conveyor belt conveyors have been affected by technological advances in machinery manufacturing, electrical machinery, chemical and metallurgical industries, and have been continuously improved, gradually completing the transfer from the interior of the workshop to the completion of material handling within the enterprise, between enterprises and even between cities. An integral part of the mechanization and automation of material handling systems.