Tango Friction Top Conveyor Cost Savings

Friction Top is the ideal solution for longer belt life and reduced downtime on belt-driven conveyors.

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Case Study: Global Building Materials Manufacturer
Application: Belt-driven Ceiling Tile Conveyors

Annual Cost Savings: $202,856

  • 92% reduced operating costs
  • 98% reduced labor costs
  • 12x longer belt life
  • 4x faster belt installation time
  • $5k savings per unit
Problem:   Calculated Cost Savings
  1. Current belts only lasted 1 month.
  2. High cost of labor necessary to weld and install new urethane belts every month.
  3. High coefficient of friction needed to grip the ceiling tiles.
  Case Study Chart
Solution: Tango Friction Top Belting  
  1. Belt life was extended to 12 months.
  2. Tango link belting is made to length by hand with no welding and no curing time involved –  installation time was reduced by 75%.
  3. Tango Friction Top has a top layer of 85A polyurethane incorporated into each
    link, which offers a higher coefficient of friction for added conveying grip.

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