ADTR-024 Fly Ash Lines Coal Power Station

Harsh environment destroys raw edge belts in 3 months. Predator offers superior protection achieving 12 months.

End Market Industry  
Coal Power Station

Fly ash lines
100hp @ 1475rpm

Original Components 
Belts = 3 x SPCX2360 Carlisle Raw-edge V-belts
DriveR Pulley = 3/SPC450
DriveN Pulley = 3/SPC300

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The existing belts would stretch, slip and crack, leading to failures. The belts were lasting a maximum of 3 months. The environment was very dirty and dusty, compounding the issue with high pulley groove wear due to the raw-edge belts

Solution Description
Belts = 3 x SPC2360P Predator® V-belts
DriveR Pulley = 3/SPC450
DriveN Pulley = 3/SPC300

Predator Belt Cutaway

Benefits of Gates Product

The Predator® belts have lasted a minimum of 12 months, 4 times the previous life.

There have been no belt failures since installing the Predator® belts between shutdowns so all belt related downtime has been eliminated..

Submitted by: Neil Thomson

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