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As an industry leading textiles business, we have completed some really exciting and challenging projects. Read about them here – and what our customers think.

Posted by Marketing on June 26 2019 in Glass 

What range of textile/belt widths are available?

The technical team at Marathon are aware about the exacting requirements of supplying high temperature textile products and conveyor belts to the glass industry.  That is why they have developed a range of textile materials in various widths and thicknesses, in response to the...
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Posted by Marketing on June 11 2019 in Glass 

What is the minimum order for your textile and belting products?

Factories have their own ideas about what constitutes a fair and reasonable minimum order quantity (MOQ) when it comes to purchasing textile and belting products. The MOQ can vary when there are specific technical characteristics involved, or when machinery needs to be calibrated to meet...
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Posted by Marketing on May 27 2019 in Gated 1 (Glass) 

What maximum length of belting can you supply?

With so many different and demanding applications within the glass industry, high temperature fabrics are in great demand.  When choosing a supplier, it is important that you work with a business that has the experience, manufacturing capacity and technical credentials to talk you through...
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Posted by Marketing on May 11 2019 in Glass 

What thickness of belt and textile components do you supply?

Marathon is a name that is known and respected for the supply of high temperature fabrics for different and demanding applications across multiple industries.  In more recent years, Marathon Belting has established itself in the glass industry, producing textile solutions suitable for processing delicate...
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Posted by Marketing on April 27 2019 in Glass 

We require belting to be supplied in endless format, ready for installation. Can you do this?

Marathon have the capability to supply belts in an endless form, subject to customers being able to install on to their production line in this format. Endless belts can be supplied with a metal lace already installed or alternatively, specific Marathon belt specifications can be...
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Posted by Marketing on April 12 2019 in Glass 

How do we join the conveyor belt material?

Joining conveyor belts can be a difficult task.  We can help.  Please provide details of the Marathon product and your application and we will endeavour to suggest the correct belt lace for the application. Don’t forget to read the manufacturer’s guide...
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Posted by Marketing on March 28 2019 in Glass 

Why should I use textile conveyor belts?

Over the years the use of steel conveyor belts for processing delicate glass articles such as tableware, cosmetic bottles and light bulbs has been challenged by new, improved higher temperature woven textile fabrics.  But are they as cost effective, durable and reliable in practice?...
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Posted by Marketing & PR on March 21 2019 in News Glass 

Heimbach and Marathon @ Interzum Guangzhou 2019

For all your Press Pad requirements Heimbach Specialities and Marathon will be exhibiting at Interzum, Guangzhou, 2019 on booth 15.2B10 Hall 15.2  
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Posted by Marketing on March 13 2019 in Glass 

Do your high temperature products contain asbestos?

Many people are aware of the health and safety implications of using asbestos materials.  Marathon high temperature textile materials do not contain asbestos. High temperature textiles have come a long way in recent years Aramid fabrics are often seen as the ideal substrate for...
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Posted by Marketing on February 07 2019 in Glass Gated 2 (Glass) 

How can I be sure that a PBO textile will work in my application?

Marathon has worked across the glass industry for many years. In that time, we have amassed a huge amount of experience, product expertise and technical knowledge about different applications. If we’re not 100% sure that one of our textile belts or components products will work...
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