The crusher is equipped with two sets of 20-8V 4250 RP belts. The belt tensioning and the maximum product lifetime of only six months are problematic issues. The necessary maintenance then shuts everything down and production is lost for two to three hours.
The switch to maintenance-free optibelt RED POWER 3 S=C Plus high performance belts, production can take place in high temperatures and the company is able to save over 5,114 US dollars on a yearly basis.
90 kilometres east of the Swedish coast is where the cement manufacturer, Cementa AB, is located. Each year, over two million tonnes of cement are produced there. One of the largest and most modern stone crushers in the world is driven by wrapped V-belts from Optibelt.
The crushing system uses 68 Optibelt S=C Plus 8V sections in lengths of 5230 to 13,280 mm. They ensure that Cementa can crush 2,000 tons of stones per hour.