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    Understanding friction

    Recently I was asked to investigate an issue with an installation that was getting too hot due to excess friction. This can be a common problem, and so it is helpful to understand the factors involved. In this blog I will explain how friction is created and how it can be measured.

  • Special materials used for plastic modular belts

    There are as many applications as products to produce and it can be difficult to determine the right belt for each process. In today’s blog I will discuss the special materials utilized for plastic modular belts in specific applications.

  • Clear the stage!

    From one end of the globe to the other, it’s nothing new for Habasit products to make appearances in unexpected places, but in today’s blog, we will share the story of how our conveyor belts recently made an unprecedented debut at international opera houses.

  • The history of the conveyor belt

    Let’s take a brief journey together, into the past to explore the fascinating history of the conveyor belt. Although it is a necessity that today is easily taken for granted on almost any production line, the belt has undergone a long and winding development over the centuries.

  • Declaration of Compliance – what information is obligatory?

    According to the European Framework Regulation EC 1935/2004 on all food contact materials, suppliers of conveyor belts for the food industry should provide customers with a Declaration of Compliance (DoC) in order to confirm that their products comply with the applicable European directives.

  • The difference between a flat and V-belt drive

    Habasit has developed power transmission belts since 1946. We have extensive experience and knowledge about which applications will provide the most efficient utility for power transmission.

  • Save energy with the right conveyor belt

    Would you like lower operational costs at your facility? The answer to this question is most likely yes. If you also would like to help the environment by saving energy, then today’s blog will be of interest.

  • The secret voyage of your luggage

    As Industry Segment Manager at Habasit, I was pleased to meet many of our customers and new partners at the Inter airport exhibition in Munich last week. There were several exchanges of ideas between experts, as well as previews of the latest products and applications in the airport industry.