Technical Resources

Standards & Regulations

Standards are documented agreements containing technical specifications or other precise criteria to be used consistently as rules, guidelines, or definitions of characteristics, to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. Therefore, International standards contribute to the reliability and effectiveness of the goods and services used in the Belting Industry.

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Chemical Resistance Chart

23 page document, Filename: ChemResist_GeorgiaDuck.pdf, 164KB

This chemical resistance information has been published by Georgia Duck and is intended to be used only as a guide. They have attempted to characterize various belting cover polymeric formulations with respect to the compound properties and with respect to their resistance toward various chemical and other agents. This information has been gathered from a multitude of sources. Accordingly, the accuracy of the information presented cannot be guaranteed. Please refer to the NIBA legal disclaimer at the bottom of this page for more details.

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Belt Tension Calculator

Step by step instructions for calculating the Operating Tension/Allowable Working Tension of conveyor belt, taking into account Effective Belt Tension and Slack Side Tension.

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Glossary

Commonly used terms in the belting industry; includes both heavyweight and lightweight.

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Testing Laboratories

A list of Independent Testing Laboratories as maintained online by Rubber World, the technical service and news source for the rubber industry.

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NIBA Training Materials

Includes DVDs, CDs, Print Publications, Membership Directories and Member Plaques.

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Historical NIBA Training Videos

Training videos published by NIBA prior to 2001 are available for free on YouTube. We make the videos available because much of the information is still relevant to the industry today.

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