1. The development direction of product technology
The product structure characteristics and development direction of today's world conveyor belts are summarized as follows: First, the fabric core conveyor belt develops toward less stratification and high strength, and focuses on the development of single-layer conveyor belt: improving the resistance of the steel cord conveyor belt. Impact, tear resistance and wear resistance. The maximum strength of the conveyor belt has been developed to 8000 N/mm of the steel cord core; the belt width has been expanded from 3.2 M to 3.5 M to 4 M, except for most of the 1.2 to 1.6 M standard width; fabric core conveying The service life of the belt is generally 3 to 5 years, and the steel cord conveyor belt can reach 15 years.Second, the conveyor belt with functional and special requirements has developed rapidly, forming a key product of the conveyor belt. Third, special-purpose conveyor belts are developing rapidly, such as high-temperature conveyor belts. With the development of new materials and formula materials, the use temperature can reach above 300 °C, and the fourth is the light conveyor belt, which has been rapidly developed and occupies a certain ratio in the conveyor belt. The fifth is the development of energy-saving, clean and environmentally friendly conveyor belts. For example, tubular conveyor belts are developing rapidly, and nearly 1,000 tubular belts are in use around the world, with a maximum transport capacity of 3,000 tons per hour.
2. Characteristics of conveyor belt enterprises
With the globalization and integration of the economy, the trend of grouping of some conveyor belt enterprises has increased. For example, the world's most famous conveyor belt industry - Continental, Yokohama, Japan, Goodyear, Japan, 56% of the world's total conveyor belt sales (2004) and have established joint ventures in China. The conveyor belt production base was gradually transferred from abroad to the country. In addition, these multinational group companies have the following characteristics: (1) have technological advantages and patents, and continue to invest heavily in new product development and vigorously promote the "fist product" that represents the company's strength (2) to match the product The production equipment and processing and manufacturing patent technology and the development of automated conveyor belt production line (3) enterprise management has achieved information, modernization, raw material procurement, product sales, technical services have adopted e-commerce
With the development of internationalization and grouping of conveyor belt production, this situation controlled by large group companies will further intensify
3. The focus of the world conveyor belt industry shifts to Asia
Conveyor belt manufacturers are relatively labor intensive enterprises. Labor costs in Europe and the United States account for a high proportion of costs, such as 45% in Germany and 33% in the United States. High wages will inevitably increase product costs and affect product competitiveness. To this end, some foreign conveyor belt companies began to build new production points in the development, or expand production capacity, resulting in the growth of conveyor belt production in Europe, America and Japan in recent years, and China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and other developing countries and regions, Using relatively cheap labor, with the support of technology and financial support from some companies in Europe, America, Japan, etc., vigorously develop conveyor belt production. China currently has not only low labor costs,
In general, as long as we seize the opportunity, use advanced technology and production equipment, make full use of the advantages of low manufacturing cost of conveyor belts, expand production capacity, produce high-quality, high-grade conveyor belts, enter the international market and gradually expand market share