PowerTwist Wedge Debarker Cost Savings

is the ideal solution for minimized maintenance and longer belt life in wood processing applications.

PowerTwist Wedge Belting on Timber Debarker

Case Study: Large European Forestry Company
Application: Belt-driven Timber Debarker

Annual Cost Savings: $807

  • 99% reduced labor costs
  • Virtually eliminated expensive downtime costs
  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Greatly reduced belt installation time
  • Longer belt life in harsh operating conditions
Problem:   Calculated Cost Savings
  1. Rubber belts elongate and require re-tensioning.
  2. Elongated belts slip causing energy efficiency to drop.
  3. The Debarker is critical to keep the production line moving,
    meaning downtime is very costly.
  Case Study Chart
Solution: PowerTwist Wedge Belts  
  1. PowerTwist does not elongate, providing a maintenance free solution.
  2. No stretch means the belt maintains peak efficiency.
  3. Downtime is reduced to nearly zero.

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