Inspection and installation check list

Yes

 

No

 Before you begin joining make sure:

     1. The power to conveyor is disconnected
     2. Wear safety glasses
     3. Correct replacement belt is selected
     4. Correct tools are on hand
     5. All tensioning mechanisms are released
     6. Belt is threaded onto conveyor right (smooth) side up
     7. Loop edges curve back away from direction on belt travel
     8. Belt edges are tied together with wire, twine, or a plastic wire tie

Yes

No

 After joining/installation is completed:

     9. Check drive sprocket alignment for 1/8" to 3/16" clearance with Z-bends (belt joints)
     10. Check sprocket teeth alignment (Not needed if shaft is "keyed")
     11. Check position of wear strips and adjust if making contact with Z-bends (belt joints)
     12. Check belt tracking in grooved end rolls and transfer rollers
     13. Re-tighten/adjust tension
     14. Test tracking by running belt without product; adjust belt
     15. Check for proper disposal of old wire and all wire pieces
     16. Return tools to proper storage location

Yes

No

Conveyor safety check:

     17. Are the operating instructions clearly listed and posted?
     18. Are they safety guards adequate to prevent accident and injury?
     19. Are the limit switches and alarms working?
     20. Do the personnel know the location of the emergency stop/control switches? 

Yes

No

 Routine maintenance inspection and evaluation:

     21. Check belt surface for bent or broken wire strands; straighten or repair immediately
     22. Check joining clips (if used) for wear/damage
     23. Check all conveyor components for excessive wear (drive sprockets, blanks, wear strips, etc.) and replace if needed
     24. Check sprocket alignment for 1/8" to 3/16" clearance
     25. Check sprocket teeth alignment (Not needed if shaft is "keyed")
     26. Check position of wear strips and adjust if making contact with Z-bends (belt joints)
     27. Check belt tracking in grooved end rolls and transfer rollers
     28. Check tension; adjust tension mechanisms as necessary
     29. Check levelness of conveyor frame
     30. Test tracking by running belt slowly without product