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To effectively utilize the Shiftbulk platform, access the navigation tree on the left side of the interface. Click on the different components in the tree to interact with them, view their properties, and make adjustments as needed. This user-friendly menu ensures efficient and seamless management of your conveyor system components.

Take-up Movement

The purpose of take-up devices in belt conveyors is to establish and maintain a predetermined level of tension in the belt. The table below shows extractions from various take up design guides on the key design criteria selection for the design of a take up system.

Belt Type Permanent Elongation Δp (%) Elastic Stretch Δe (%) Splicing Allowance Δs (%) Automatic or Manual
Steel cord reinforced conveyor belting 0.05 0.2 2 Manual
Steel cord reinforced conveyor belting 0.05 0.15 2 Automatic
PVC Solid Woven Belting 1.5 2.5 1.2 Manual
Textile-reinforced conveyor belting 1.5 1 1.2 Automatic
Textile-reinforced conveyor belting 1.5 2.5 1.2 Manual
PVC Solid Woven Belting 1.5 1 1.2 Automatic


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