For handling bulk material belt conveyor has a vital application because of its capability of handling higher tornage over long distance at lower cost than any other type of conveyor. They are used extensively for small and big capacity as they are able to handle wide variety of materials economically.
Advance belt conveyors are performing numerous other functions in addition to transporting bulk materials, such as weighing, blending, sampling and stockpiling.
Since the materials are carried on the belt, it is suitable for handling certain corrosive materials also. The range of sizes may be handled on the belt conveyors is limited only by the width of the belt.