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conveyor belt type Wrightfield Conveyor Systems

Modular Belt

The modular belt conveyor introduces a flexible conveying solution that can, due to the nature of the belt itself, convey products through inclined as well as horizontal and helical paths.

Intralox-ARB-90-Degree-conveyor belt Wrightfield

Activated Roller Belt

Intralox Activated Roller Belt ™ technology offers optimized conveyance solutions by providing more functionality and reliability while reducing total system costs.

Intralox® Active Integrated Motion (AIM™) Wrightfield

Active Integrated Motion (AIM)

Intralox® Active Integrated Motion™ (AIM™) equipment is used in gentle product handling applications across several industries, including food processing, packaging, and brewing and beverage.

Thermodrive conveyor systems designed and built by Wrightfield


ThermoDrive® technology utilises a patented tensionless belt system and creates completely new opportunities for advances in hygienic belt and conveyor design.

Wire belt conveyor wrightfield

Wire Belt

Wrightfield manufacture a range of wire belt conveyors that utilise stainless steel wire mesh belts. These belts are ideal for confectionary, doughnut production, bakery, and other suitable industries.

polycord conveyors from Wrightfield Conveyor Systems


Wrightfield manufacture a range of Polycord conveyors. These belts are ideal for raw products where minimum product to belt contact is required i.e. bacon, burgers etc

PU Belt Flat Belt Conveyor Wrightfield design and manufacture conveyor systems

PU Belt Conveyors

Wrightfield PU belt conveyors are designed for the demanding needs of the food production sector.

Slat Conveyors

Slat conveyors are a type of conveying technology that uses a chain-driven loop of slats to move product from one of its ends to another.

Conveyor Belt Types

Conveyor belt type can fall into many categories, depending on the manufacturer. The application always dictates the materials, construction, and style of the belt used. Some are gentle enough to transport prawns / delicate foodstuffs while others can handle the impact of routine pallets and bulky heavy items.

Manufacturers, Food processing plants, factories and distributors relied heavily on human labour and manual handling before the advent of conveyor belts. The manual handling of products placed worker health and safety along with product quality in jeopardy. The simple system of rotating pulleys and belts streamlines product handling in every product-driven industry today.

The technology used in conveyor belts now has developed significantly from the the simple belt systems of the past. The active integrated motion (AIM) conveyors are a great example of how conveyors have been developed Companies choose modern belts based on the use case. For example, a metal belt would not handle precious stones or delicate products well. Material handling companies that understand different types of conveyor belts and their uses can choose the safest and most efficient conveyor systems for their needs.

Consider some of the most widely used conveyor belt type materials and their applications:

Solid, general-use belts.

  • The most common conveyor belts are general-use belts. These solid belts typically feature materials including rubber or a fabric such as nylon, polyester, neoprene, or nitrile.
  • Belt properties determine the conveyor belt’s primary applications. For example
    • Retail outlets commonly use PVC conveyor belts
    • Airports may use neoprene, polyester, or rubber for luggage handling.
    • Mining and milling industries commonly use rubber to handle bulk materials including raw ore and aggregates.
    • Food production facilities – will use a mixture of modular belt, Thermodrive, Polycord, wirebelt, slat and PU

These materials may feature different coatings, thicknesses, and arrangements to deliver a range of handling properties. Some offer food safety ratings while others perform well in high temperatures. Other common properties of general-use belts may include high or low friction levels and specific bulk-handling structuring.

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