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Clipper® Wire Hooks

Clipper® Wire Hooks: How to Achieve the Optimal Splice?

Clipper® Wire Hooks: How to Avoid Pin Migration and Ease Pin Removal

Clipper® Wire Hooks: How To Ease Clipper Pin Insertion

Clipper® Wire Hooks: How to Troubleshoot a Failed Splice?

Clipper® Wire Hooks: When to Replace Connecting Pins?

How do I eliminate “wave” in my light-duty belt?

How to Select a Clipper® Connecting Pin?

Is There an Easy Way to Insert a Connecting Pin?

What do you need to install a Clipper® Splice?

Roller Lacer® Troubleshooting and Repair

Belt is not secure in the belt clamp assembly.

Difficult to turn drive handle on lacer head.

Drive handle is spinning, but head is not rolling.

Head is loose on track.

Hooks are not held securely in face strip or are difficult to insert.

Installed splice is indented in the middle of the leg, yet the "knuckles" of the hooks are not embedded properly.

Lacer head does not travel smoothly over track. Track has nicks and is worn.

Locking levers are binding up on the backup bar assembly and/or the wavy strip has split or worked its way to one side.

Locking Levers will not engage.

Belt Positioners and Trainers

How Can I Get my Belt to Center Load?

How to Track my Belt When all Else Fails?

Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate

Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate: Save Time and Money by Using the Templet Correctly

How do I Prevent Belt Ripple or Belt Wave When I am Using Flexco® Bolt Solid Plates?

How to Choose the Right Fastener Metal?

What do you need to install a Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate Splice?

Alligator® Lacing

Alligator® Lacing Hinge Pin is Difficult to Insert

Alligator® Lacing Teeth Do Not Fully Penetrate Belt and Clinch Over

How to Identify a Properly Installed Alligator® Lacing Splice?

How to Properly Cut Alligator® Lacing?

The Alligator Lacing has one side that has the metal all the way across it. I have been told that side goes on top, and I also have been told that side goes on the bottom. Which one is correct, and what is the reason?

What do you need to install an Alligator® Lacing Splice?

Alligator® Plastic Rivet

Alligator® Plastic Rivet Fasteners are Loose

Alligator® Plastic Rivet Fasteners Loosen or Break When in Service

Alligator® Plastic Rivet Installation Tips

How to Identify a Properly Installed Alligator® Plastic Rivet Splice?

What do you Need to Install an Alligator® Plastic Rivet Splice?

Alligator® Rivet

Do You Have any Alligator® Rivet Installation Tips?

How can I Make it Easier to Mesh the Two Belt Ends Together for Pin Insertion?

How to Identify a Properly Installed Alligator® Rivet Splice?

How to Make it Easier to Remove the Belt from the Installation Tool?

How to Select a Fastener for my Baler?

What do you need to install an Alligator® Rivet Splice?

What to do if the Bottom of the Rivet is not Fully Coined?

Why Alligator® Rivet Fasteners Are Loose

Why Belt Edges of Alligator® Rivet Splice Do Not Line Up?

Alligator® Ready Set™ Staple

Alligator® Ready Set™ Fasteners Are Not Flush and Parallel With Belt Edge

How Can I Quickly and Easily Remove my Splice from the RSC187 Installation Tool?

How do I Remove a single plate from my Alligator® Staple Splice?

How to Identify a Properly Installed Alligator ® Ready Set™ Splice?

What do you need to install an Alligator® Staple Splice?

What if Alligator® Ready Set™ Staples Misfire During Installation?

What to do if Alligator® Ready Set™ Fastener Plates Are Loose?

Belt Maintenance

How to Square a Belt?

Eliminator® High Temperature Secondary Cleaner

How to Improve Cleaner performance by Correctly Locating a Hold-Down Roller?

How to Increase Belt Cleaning Efficiency by Making the Belt Flat?

Eliminator® Secondary Belt Cleaners

How to Correctly Locate a Secondary Cleaner When it is Installed in the Conveyor Chute?

How to Improve my Cleaning System with a Stabilizing Roller?

How to Make Tensioning and Re-tensioning the U-Type Cleaner Easier and Safer?

How to Position a U-Type Cleaner on Belts with Space Constraints?

Should I Use a Hold-Down Roller to Reduce Belt Flap or Belt Cupping?

Eliminator® H-Type® Precleaner

Can the Location of the Mounting Brackets be Modified to Fit the Special Circumstances of the Conveyor Structure?

How to Prevent Deteriorating Wear on the Backsides of the Blade Tips in Abrasive Applications?

How Can I Modify the X & Y Specs to Work Around Conveyor Structure Obstructions?

How to Convert to a Material-Path Cleaner with a New Pole Design?

How to Correctly Locate the Cleaner on the Conveyor Head Pulley?

How to Identify the Causes of Cleaner Blade Chatter on the Belt?

How to Improve the Cleaning Efficiency with a Belt Cleaning System?

How to Make Installing an H-Type Precleaner Easier?

How to Prevent Deteriorating Wear on the Backsides of the Blade Tips in Abrasive Applications?

How to Protect the Cleaner from Carryback Build-up?

What are New Blade Options?

Belt Cleats

Can a 24" long (1" tall) Tatch-A-Cleat be cut down to 19" long and what is the spacing of the mounting bolts on the cleat?

How to Determine Cleat Pattern, Height and Spacing?

What type of material are you cleats made of? (e.g. plastics, aluminum, foam)

Precleaners

How to Select Correct Precleaner?

When should I use an EZP-LS precleaner?

Flexco® SR™ Rivet Hinged

What do you need to install a Flexco® SR Rivet Hinged Splice

Pulley Lagging

How to Select Correct Number of Strips for my Pulley?

Flexco® Bolt Hinged System

I've been told that the 375 and 550 Flexco® Bolt Hinged fasteners were designed to be used in belts with troughing idlers. Is this a true statement? I find nothing in your literature to confirm that.

What do you need to install a Flexco® Bolt Hinged Splice?

What is the flexible plastic orange tube used for that is included in the 375 & 550 Flexco Bolt Hinged splice kit?

Why does the Flexco® Bolt Hinged fastener have a curved templet?

Flexco® Staple System

What do you need to install a Flexco® Staple Splice?

Alligator® Spiral Lace System

What do you need to install an Alligator® Spiral Lace Splice?

Alligator® V-Belt Fastener System

What do you need to install an Alligator® V-Belt joint?

Flexco® BR™ Rivet Solid Plate System

What do you need to install a Flexco® BR™ Rivet Solid Splice?

What kind of fastener should I use with my straight warp belt?

Other

What is product 697598?

Where can I find MSDS on your Website?

Belt Fabrication Products

How can I avoid pinholes and air bubbles when installing endless splices?

How do pinholes and air bubbles develop in endless splices?

How does hot air heating operate?

How does infrared heating operate?

How does radio frequency heating (RF or HF) operate?

Which equipment is required for fitting cleats?

Which equipment is required for fitting corrugated side wall?

Which equipment is required for making a finger-overlap-finger splice?

Which equipment is required for making a skived splice?

Which equipment is required for making a stepped splice?