Belt Design

The belt substrate (fabric) is manufactured endless on looms, or knitted, as a tubular hose. The threads are wound in a spiral in the belt drive running direction. The belt circumference is determined by the diameter of the spirals, while the required width is obtained by slitting the tube.

Hose weaving machine Pick-off belt for mail sorting Modified belts with holes, slots and grooves

For friction-feed applications, Habasit’s GRABBER belts are coated with a specific cover compound in a truly seamless manner, ensuring uniform physical properties during the entire service life. This unique manufacturing process guarantees optimal, smooth and vibration-free operation, even at high speeds.

Endless woven or seamless processing belts are available in a range of belt strengths and are uniformly coated with thermoplastic materials or silicone to obtain the required properties for the specific application.