1. Belt tracks to one side or off frame

  • Typical wear and stretching.   Make tracking adjustments to re-center belt.
  • Product entering from side.   Add side guides if possible.
  • Off-centered load.   Try to have load centered if possible.
  • Accessory interference forcing belt to one side.   Check that nothing contacts belt.
  • Product/debris build-up on pulley, under belt or on return rollers.   Remove debris
  • Belt camber.   Replace belt.

2. Belt Stalls or Slips

  • Belt has stretched and requires tension.
  • Excessive load or product accumulation.
  • Belt carcass is worn
  • Drive pulley has lost its friction or knurl
  • V-guide interference
  • Loose or damaged drive train components

3. Belt is Damaged

  • Check for accessory or other equipment contacting belt
  • Parts are jamming or accumulating.
  • Sharp or heavy parts impacting belt
  • Belt tracked off of frame. See tracking above.
  • Parts or debris under belt.
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, excessive heat, abrasives, etc.
  • Debris in return rollers causing scoring
  • LPZ hold down rollers not rotating
  • V-guide wear – twisted frame or excessive side loading