PowerTwist is the ideal solution for minimized downtime and longer belt life in power transmission applications.

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

 

Problem:

  1. Five people required to replace the existing urethane belts.
  2. Replacement time for the urethane belt was 4.3 hours.
  3. Total annual lost production time: 26 hours due to unscheduled machine downtime.
  4. Average belt life was 52 production days.
Calculated Cost Savings

Solution: PowerTwist V-belts

  1. Using PowerTwist, a single person can now replace the belts.
  2. Replacement time for PowerTwist is just nine minutes.
  3. Total annual lost production time: reduced to nine minutes of unscheduled downtime.
  4. PowerTwist lasted 312 production days without being replaced.