Conveyor Belt History

- Feb 22, 2019-

n the 17th century, the United States began to use aerial ropeways to transport bulk materials;

In the mid-19th century, conveyor belt conveyors of various modern structures appeared one after another.

In 1868, a belt conveyor was introduced in the UK;

In 1887, a screw conveyor appeared in the United States;

In 1905, a steel belt conveyor appeared in Switzerland;

In 1906, inertial conveyors appeared in the UK and Germany.

Since then, the conveyor belt conveyor has been affected by technological advances in machinery manufacturing, electrical machinery, chemical industry and metallurgical industry, and has been continuously improved. It has gradually evolved from the completion of the interior



of the workshop to the completion of material handling within the enterprise, between enterprises and even between cities. An integral part of the mechanization and automation of material handling systems.