How to Build an 820 Conveyor Belt

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Last Updated on September 16, 2022

If you are a DIY enthusiast and are curious about how to build an 820 conveyor belt, you have come to the right place. We’ve discussed Tabletop chains, Chain conveyors, and Durability. In this article, we’ll go over each and their benefits and drawbacks, and help you decide which one is the best option for your particular needs. Also, we’ll cover the cost and durability of each, so you can make the right decision for your business.

Chain conveyors

If you want to build your own conveyor belt, you may be wondering how to go about it. After all, there are so many options available to you, and it’s often best to build one that’s as simple as possible. One of these options is the side transfer, which works for 880, 770, and 890 series radius running chains. These models are easy to install, and they only require a few steps.

Straight chains are a popular option in packaging and food processing industries. These conveyors can convey a variety of items from glass bottles to PET petaloid bottles to steel cans. The chains are available in a wide range of materials, including aluminum, stainless steel, and even glass. Some are even equipped with magnetic technology to avoid potential collisions between items. Specialized materials can provide extra strength, low electrical surface resistance, and high resistance to chemicals.

Tabletop chains

There are many ways to create a conveyor belt, and the process of building one is no different. Tabletop chains are an excellent choice for a conveyor belt because they are lightweight and can be used in a variety of applications, including the food and packaging industries. In fact, there are 7 different types of tabletop chains in the 820 series, each with a different width and height. The plastic chains are lightweight and have excellent mechanical and chemical properties.


The Rexnord 820 Series TableTop(r) chain is a cost-effective solution for single-file conveyance systems. This chain can be used on standard sprockets and conveyor structures. This series also has a variety of advantages, including a low-profile design and ease of maintenance. Cost-effectiveness and energy-efficiency are important considerations when selecting a belt conveyor.

A conveyor system is typically used in a number of industries, including food production. Materials that can be transported on this system include food items, bottles and cans, pills and powders, wood and furniture, and animal feed. Some of the most common materials that are transported by conveyor systems are food items, bottles and cans, and grains. Regardless of the type of material being transported, the system can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Belts are great for light, soft objects, but they do not work well with heavy loads. Belts can become damaged over time and are generally not cost-effective in the long run. In contrast, chain conveyors are made of several interlocking links. Chains are also much easier to repair than belts. Chains can be replaced if one link breaks, while belts cannot. And because the chains are made of several different parts, they are far more resilient and easier to repair.


The enduring nature of an 820 conveyor chain is demonstrated in its versatility. Available in a wide variety of lengths and widths, the 820 series is ideal for dry straight-running applications. The material is lightweight, allowing for faster operating speeds. The corresponding 821 chain is thicker and more resistant to abrasions. While it is more expensive than the 820, it is still an excellent alternative to steel chains.

Compared to other conveyor types, the cost-effectiveness of a 780 conveyor belt makes it a good choice for many industries. PVC is competitively priced and offers a long life, and rubber conveyors are ideal for gentle care. They can be used for food packaging, as they are easy to clean. For additional durability, they come with Teflon coating, which makes them excellent for handling food.

A low chordal action makes this belt ideal for applications requiring small products. Its low chordal action and added beam strength make it an ideal choice for applications where product tipping is a problem. Heavy-duty incline/decline applications require a high-impact design. Heavy-duty incline/decline conveyors require a medium to heavy weight belt. It is also suitable for conveyors with long and wide runs.

A chain conveyor, on the other hand, is durable. Unlike a belt, chain conveyors are much easier to repair if they break. They are made of many smaller, interlocking parts. If a chain breaks, you can easily repair it by replacing just one link. However, chain conveyors are made to handle a much heavier load. When purchasing a conveyor belt, be sure to consider its durability and lifespan.


There are several ways to minimize the noise created by a conveyor belt, and one of the best ways to do that is to install low-noise sprockets. Low-noise sprockets can reduce noise levels by 7-8 dB, but they are only effective if you apply them to the whole conveyor chain. However, if you want to make a difference in noise level, you can also make some changes to the sprockets.

The most common source of conveyor system noise is the installation of rollers. The roller shaft fits into the frame of the conveyor system, and over time, the hole becomes worn and misshaped. The shafts do not fit as snugly, causing noise pollution. In addition to causing noise pollution, misfitting rollers also prolongs the life of the frame. This problem is more likely to occur during retrofits, when new rollers are needed.

Besides using low-noise sprockets, you should also pay attention to the tolerances of sprockets and chains. The tolerances of these components determine the sound level. Proper alignment is another important factor to minimize noise. Both the final machine builder and the manufacturer should take care to ensure that the sprockets and chains are aligned properly to minimize noise.

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