Annual Cost Savings: $352,165
- 99.9% savings with reduced downtime
- 99% reduced labor costs due to quicker changeover time
- 6x longer belt life
- Required labor reduced from 5 technicians to 1
- Five people required to replace the existing urethane belts.
- Replacement time for the urethane belt was 4.3 hours.
- Total annual lost production time: 26 hours due to unscheduled machine downtime.
- Average belt life was 52 production days.
Solution: PowerTwist V-belts
- Using PowerTwist, a single person can now replace the belts.
- Replacement time for PowerTwist is just nine minutes.
- Total annual lost production time: reduced to nine minutes of unscheduled downtime.
- PowerTwist lasted 312 production days without being replaced.