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Case Studies - Poorly Tracking Belt

Poorly Tracking Belt

SITUATION: Two sections of belt manufactured by a competitor were sent to Wire-Mesh Products for analysis. Due to poor belt performance, the future customer was searching for answers to their belting problems. Fill out the form for complete case study findings and results. "*" indicates...

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Case Studies - Multiple Issues on High Temp Belt

MULTIPLE ISSUES ON A SHORT LIFE HIGH TEMP BELT

SITUATION: WMP received two belt samples from a source that were representative of the initial belt used in a new high temperature furnace that was experiencing rapid stretching and unusual spiral distortion. The first sample was a small piece (approximately 2″) of a right-hand spiral...

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Case Studies - Chain Belt Failure

CHAIN BELT FAILURE

SITUATION: A C2052 riveted 304 series stainless steel chain belt was sent to Wire-Mesh for an inspection report due to premature failure. WMP received two strands, one assembled on the wire mesh belt and the other disassembled from the other side of the wire mesh...

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High Volume Heavy Load Production Furnace

HIGH VOLUME HEAVY LOAD PRODUCTION FURNACE

SITUATION: Wire-Mesh Products, Inc. was called into a powder metal company by the OEM as the initial belt from a competitor lasted only two and half months (expected life was 6-7 months). Fill out the form for complete case study findings and results. Oops! We...

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POWDER METAL CUSTOMER – SUPERIOR BELT PERFORMANCE

Situation: Two Wire-Mesh Products Inc. belts went into service at a Powder Metal customer in Spring 2011. Both are 24″ wide and run constantly at 6” per minute at temperatures of more than 2050 degrees. Fill out the form for complete case study findings and...

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Sintering Belt

WIRE-MESH PRODUCTS RE-ENGINEERS LIGHTER LESS EXPENSIVE BELT FOR PM SUPPLIER

SITUATION: Customer wanted to utilize an existing sintering furnace to process smaller, more light weight parts. They asked Wire-Mesh Products whether they should use the existing belt or choose a different belt specification altogether. Fill out the form for complete case study findings and results....

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Better Engineered Potato Fryer Take Out Belt

SITUATION: A major international producer of potato chips experienced a bunching effect on a potato fryer take out belt (a chain driven, wire mesh, incline belt) at their New England facility. The competitor’s belt would not lay flat and gathered and compacted belt spirals together...

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Good Belt

Wire-Mesh Products Reduces Customer Annual Belt Costs From $200,000 to $36,000

A Midwest customer contacted Wire-Mesh Products looking for help to reduce their annual belt costs of nearly $200,000. Maintenance was frustrated and upper level management was pushing for answers. A solution needed to be found. Fill out the form for complete case study findings and...

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