Excessive Stretch in Belt

CAUSECORRECTION
Tension is too high1. Increase speed, keeping tonnage same.
2. Reduce tonnage at same speed.
3. Reduce friction with better maintenance and replacing of worn-out and frozen idlers.
4. Decrease tension by improving drive with lagging and /or increased arc of contact. Use counterweight takeup of minimum amount.
5. Use Viking® Conveyor Belt low-stretch construction