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Posted by Marketing on September 09 2019 in Glass 

What ongoing maintenance is required for a high temperature textile conveyor belts?

Production teams have little time to deal with supply and/or ongoing material issues when it comes to their conveyor belting arrangements.  Any unforeseen or unplanned maintenance or repair work that is down to faulty or impaired belting materials can immediately slow production down,...
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Posted by Marketing on August 25 2019 in Glass 

How can we be sure that the textile/belt will not mark our glass products?

Working with any new (or different) textile belting or material is bound to cause a degree of concern or doubt.  But that doesn’t mean that a change isn’t worth the effort if new materials can help production staff to improve product quality,...
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Posted by Marketing on August 09 2019 in Glass 

What is the typical lifetime of a textile conveyor belt?

Most production environments require long-life belts.  This alleviates supply issues, minimises replacement costs and is less disruptive to manufacturing routines.  Marathon products are designed to respond to these demands and offer peace of mind. Proven to work, over time Subject to the specific...
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Posted by Marketing on July 26 2019 in Glass 

How can I be sure that Marathon textile materials will work for my conveyor belt?

When you change supplier, or opt to buy new textile belting or materials, we completely understand that some glass/crystal manufacturers will be apprehensive about the product, technical compatibility, the range of services and support provided, and things like costs over time. Marathon Belting is...
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Posted by Marketing on July 11 2019 in Glass 

What thickness, width and belt construction will I require for my conveyor?

It is very difficult to generalise on the typical type (thickness, width, length etc) of belting material generally required for the glass industry given there are so many variable technical requirements and material requirements. The choice of conveyor and/or textile material for use in...
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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 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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