PowerTwist Wedge Belting Timber Cost Savings

is the ideal solution for minimized downtime and longer belt life in wood processing applications.
The proof is in the numbers.

PowerTwist Wedge Belting on Timber Waste Sorter

Case Study: Large European Forestry Company
Application: Timber Waste Sorter Conveyor

Annual Cost Savings: $987.40

  • 95% reduced labor costs
  • Increased energy efficiency
  • 4x longer belt life
  • Virtually eliminated lost production costs
  • PowerTwist paid for itself in 50 operating days
Problem:   Calculated Cost Savings
  1. There are 4 waste conveyors using rubber V-belts that are changed out
    every 6 months.
  2. High labor costs to change and retension belts periodically.
  3. Expensive lost production due to unexpected belt failure.
  Case Study Chart
Solution: PowerTwist Wedge Belts  
  1. PowerTwist SPA Wedge Belting is engineered to handle the stresses of this
    demanding application. Belt life is expected to exceed 2 years.
  2. After initial run-in period PowerTwist does not require retensioning, thus
    avoiding expensive maintenance costs.
  3. Lost production time has been eliminated.

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