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|
|Textile-reinforced conveyor belting||1.5||2.5||1.2||Manual|
|Textile-reinforced conveyor belting||1.5||1||1.2||Automatic|
|PVC Solid Woven Belting||1.5||2.5||1.2||Manual|
|PVC Solid Woven Belting||1.5||1||1.2||Automatic|
|Steel cord reinforced conveyor belting||0.05||0.2||2||Manual|
|Steel cord reinforced conveyor belting||0.05||0.15||2||Automatic|
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