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PowerTwist Glass Oven Cost Savings

is the ideal solution for minimized downtime and longer belt life in power transmission applications.

PowerTwist on Glass Conveying Ovens

Case Study: International Glass Manufacturing Company
Application: Glass Conveying Ovens

Annual Cost Savings: $352,165

  • 99.9% savings with reduced downtime
  • 99% reduced labor costs due to quicker changeover time
  • 6x longer belt life
  • Required labor reduced from 5 technicians to 1
Problem:   Calculated Cost Savings
  1. Five people required to replace the existing urethane belts.
     
  2. Replacement time for the urethane belt was 4.3 hours.
     
  3. Total annual lost production time: 26 hours due to unscheduled machine downtime.
     
  4. Average belt life was 52 production days.
  Case Study Chart
Solution: PowerTwist V-belts  
  1. Using PowerTwist, a single person can now replace the belts.
     
  2. Replacement time for PowerTwist is just nine minutes.
     
  3. Total annual lost production time: reduced to nine minutes of unscheduled downtime.
     
  4. PowerTwist lasted 312 production days without being replaced.
 

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