PTFE Heatbelt – Properties and Applications of PTFE Heatbelt

HEATBELT PTFE coated conveyor belt solutions for drying, curing and process conveying. Dotmar EPP supply a wide range of PTFE coated conveyor belts manufactured from light weight tear resistant fabrics to heavier grades in Glass and Kevlar. HEATBELT PTFE conveyor belts are specifically designed to meet individual processing requirements.

Key Properties of HEATBELT PTFE

Key properties of Dotmar HEATBELT PTFE include:

Features

Benefits

Weight Savings

Low mass and lighter conveyor layouts result in reduced power consumption.

Energy savings

TYGAFLOR belts have excellent heat transfer properties and absorb less energy than conventional belt materials.

Product Release

Easy release at the surface enhances product quality and improves process efficiency

Design Support

Advice on belt specification, fabric selection and conveyor design is supported by TYGAFLOR's worldwide reputation in conjunction with Dotmar EPP's local service and distribution.

Properties

Low friction and electrical insulation properties; excellent release, non stick properties; strength and flexibility; temperature operating range -150°C to +260°C; outstanding chemical resistance; non-toxic and easy to clean.

Applications of HEATBELT PTFE

Typical applications of Dotmar HEATBELT PTFE include:

  • Food - Baking, cooling, vacuum drying, freezing
  • Screen print - Ink and solvent drying
  • Floor Covering - Curing and Laminating
  • Polymer Processing - Curing, thermal forming, cooling
  • Textiles - Pressing, fusing, resin bonding, drying, laminating
  • Packaging - Vacuum forming, shrink wrapping, film sealing
  • Electronics - re-soldering, ink drying

Available Belting Fabrics of HEATBELT PTFE

Belting fabrics for Dotmar HEATBELT PTFE are available in an "Open Mesh" or "Closed Weave" configuration. These configurations are available in natural (brown) colour or a black (anti-static) colour. Belt fabric thickness ranges from 03T to 38T.

Belt grades are broadly described as follows:

  • Tear resistant specialty grades
  • Lightweight glass fabrics
  • Medium weight glass fabrics
  • Heavyweight glass fabrics
  • Mesh glass fabrics
  • Kevlar fabric or mesh grades

Table 2. Stock grades of belt fabric suitable for most applications.

Type

Description

CHEMGLAS 100-10T conductive, black

(closed weave, anti-static) standard width 2.6m Medium weight fabric

CHEMGLAS 100-10T

(closed weave, brown) standard width 1.0m Medium weight fabric

CHEMGLASS 100-30T

(open mesh, brown) standard width 3.2m Heavyweight fabric

CHEMGLASS 100-30T conductive, black

(open mesh, anti-static) standard width 2.5m Heavyweight fabric

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

For more information on this source, please visit Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

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