Nothing destroys a rubber conveyor belt faster than heat. Here, Rob van Oijen, application engineering manager for Netherlands-based Dunlop Conveyor Belting, explains the effects of high temperatures on rubber and why some heat resistant conveyor belts are able to provide a considerably longer working lifetime compared to others. A destructive combination High temperature materials and working environments create a combination of highly destructive forces on rubber conveyor belts. First and foremost, heat causes a rapid acceleration in the ageing process of the … Continue reading WITHSTANDING THE HEAT