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Food-friendly timing belts

04 December 2017

Drive belts in linear applications in food production environments need to be able to tolerate all of the mechanical and chemical stresses that result from working in a moist environment and from daily cleaning with water a range of chemicals. They must offer optimum resistance to cleaning agents and must have good hydrolysis resistance and resistance to microbes. 

BRECOprotect timing belts, from TransDev, are specifically designed for food processing and packaging applications. The polyurethane (elastomer TPUAU 1-blue) used is compliant with the conformity criteria of the FDA Code of Federal Regulations, section 177.1680, the European Regulation (EC) 1935-2004, Regulation (EU) no. 10/2011 and European Commission Directives 90/128/EEC and 96/11/EC.

The blue of the polyurethane makes it clearly identifiable as being suitable for use in the food industry. Contamination adhering to the surface is easy to detect. BRECOprotect food timing belts are also manufactured without the typical coiling nose.

The steel tension members are enclosed in polyurethane. This lack of grooves protects them from corrosion and prevents hidden and difficult-to-remove contamination. In addition, the timing belts are suitable for use in moist environments, where there are severe limitations on the use of conventional timing belts on account of the appearance of hydrolysis.

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