Lightweight Splice School

November 6-7, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI

Agenda

Day 1:

  • Welcome Remarks
  • Introduction
    • High level review of LD belting construction
    • Belt Preparation Basics
  • Mechanically Splicing Plied and Solid Woven Belts
    • Wire hook splice
    • Staple splice
    • Lacing splice
    • Non-metallic splice
    • Hybrid splice
  • Lunch
  • Mechanically Splicing Plied and Solid Woven Belts (continued)

Day 2:

  • Endless Splicing Plied Belts
    • Step splice
    • Skive splice
    • Finger splice – straight finger, finger-over-finger, bias finger
  • Splicing Monolithic Belts
    • Monolithic flats
    • Monolithic round urethane belts
  • Lunch
  • Specialty Splicing
    • Longitudinal splices
    • Nylon core belt splices
    • Quick melt tape splicing
    • Stitched splicing