When it comes to impactful conveying solutions for the food industry, resilience is the most crucial element. With the corrosive environments, sterilization requirements, and continual maintenance facing food processing and packaging applications, plastic modular belting provides a holistic solution that can combat each of these challenges head-on. In this article, we’ll walk you through the key advantages of plastic modular belting and how it can improve the durability and efficiency of your operation.
Keep Corrosion at Bay with the Hygienic Design of Plastic Modular Belting
Hygiene in food processing and packaging applications is of the utmost importance. That’s why it’s essential that each operation’s conveying system can help limit bacteria retention. To keep up with the cleanliness standards from the FDA, the food industry benefits the most from plastic modular belting, as it is easy to clean and provides a low-maintenance solution.
Designed specifically for the food industry, Modutech® plastic modular belting from Beltservice Corporation offers a hygienic design that reduces common cleaning issues in corrosive environments. These belts are molded to the highest standards using the highest-quality raw materials, which comply with FDA and EU regulations and are capable of handling the most stringent sterilization requirements.
Increase Your Operation’s Overall Strength with Modular Belting
In addition to hygienic maintenance and sterilization, other key common challenges facing conveyor belting within the food industry include pulsation, load capacity, changes in temperature, and impact resistance. That’s where stronger, thicker belting material and sprocket engagement come into play. With plastic modular belting, you’ll have the peace of mind knowing that your equipment can handle more load without breaking.
Leveraging enhanced belt strength and precise sprocket engagement, Modutech plastic modular belting from Beltservice slashes unscheduled downtime to keep your system moving perfectly within motion. This belt and sprocket design ensures superior load transmission and belt pull capacity to ensure your operation is achieving peak performance.
Decrease Unscheduled Downtime & Optimize Your Conveying System
Plastic modular belting is more flexible and efficient than traditional conveyor belting, due to the nature of its material and functionality. These features allow for customizations with a variety of flights, side guards, and accessories to meet the unique needs for a wide range of food processing and packaging applications, including:
- Fruit and vegetable applications
- Meat, poultry and seafood applications
- Bakery and pasta applications
- Beverage applications
- Can applications
Featuring plastic modular belting solutions for light, medium, and heavy load capacities, Modutech products from Beltservice Corporation offer uncompromising durability and resilience for food processing and packaging applications. With high temperature and wear resistance, unique sprocket engagement and locking system, optimal drainage and airflow, and hygienic design, Modutech decreases unexpected failures, breaks, and overall maintenance upkeep for your conveying system.
Get the Highest-Quality Modular Belting Solutions from Beltservice Corporation
As word-leading fabricator of custom conveyor belting, Beltservice Corporation offers a complete line of modular belts, chains, and conveyor belt components that meet some of the most stringent requirements of food processing and packaging. This line of conveyor belt components ensures superior product quality and performance, and is available in standard materials like PP, PE, POM (acetal), as well as special materials such as detectable, antistatic, flame retardant, extra high temperature, hot water-resistant, reinforced and low friction.
Turn to the Experts at IBT for Your Conveying Solutions
To help you reduce unexpected breakdowns and product replacements, our team of conveying systems engineering experts understand the importance of finding and speccing just the right parts for your food industry application. We’re dedicated to providing you with a custom solution that will ensure maximum performance and efficiency. If you’re ready to optimize the performance of your operation, reach out to our team today for a consultation or to request a quote.