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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

New Split-Speedup-Spools for Line-shaft Conveyors

New Split-Speedup-Spool for Line-shaft Conveyors quickly replaces standard line-shaft spools. Increases conveyor speed by 44%. Eliminates the need to disassemble the conveyor to replace spools and spacer tubes. Has the same length on the shaft as regular spools, so it is a drop-in replacement for them. Saves hours of labor and conveyor downtime. Fits TGW Ermanco's steel spool connectors. Colored bright green for safety – lets you see at a glance which conveyor zones are moving faster.

Parts fit together evenly, so there are no edges that can abrade line-shaft belts. High concentricity provides very efficient rotation, which reduces rolling resistance, thereby saving energy and extending drive belt life.

Alignment notches on one side allow installation by feel alone, so part can be quickly installed behind frames or guards -- even in the dark. Tight snap-fit means no screws to tighten or lose. Will not fall off shaft.

Made from Delrin® 500P. Operates at higher temperatures and wears longer than most spools made from other plastics. Quiet operation -- will not squeak. Fits both 1” and 25mm line-shafts. Reasonably priced.

Dura-Belt offers free samples, technical support, and fast delivery. For more info see

Dura-Belt manufactures a wide variety of standard and custom high-quality urethane and polyester belting and conveyor accessories, including endless O-rings, twisted connectable belts, V-belts, flat belts, line-shaft spools, idler and drive pulleys, belt installers, and belt splicing kits.

For more information contact: Jim Hammond, Dura-Belt, Inc., 2909 Scioto Darby Executive Ct., Hilliard, Ohio, 43026. Tel: 800-770-2358 or 614-777-0295. FAX: (614) 777-9448. Email: Online:

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