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ContiTech Extends its Manual for Conveyor Belt Design

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- Revised edition contains a calculation basis for tube conveyor belts and special products
- Latest version of DIN 22101 taken into account

Extensively revised: An updated version of the "Conveyor Belts - System Design Calculations" manual from ContiTech is now available. It has been extended to include additional products like tube conveyor belts. As such, ContiTech is now providing its customers with the relevant design criteria for this complex type of conveyor belt. The revised edition also includes numerous new and further developments from the materials sector. The manual also takes into account the design of conveyor belts in accordance with the latest version of DIN 22101. This standard is used throughout the world in the design of belt conveyors.

The "Conveyor Belts - System Design Calculations" manual from ContiTech is used worldwide as the standard reference work for conveyor belt design. Not only has it firmly established itself for use in colleges and universities, it has also become indispensable in the day-to-day work of engineering companies and plant manufacturers and operators. The practical manual is based on ContiTech's decades of experience as one of the leading conveyor belt manufacturers and provides users with easy to understand information on optimum conveyor belt design.

The manual can be requested via ContiTech's website at in German and English. After selecting their continent, country, and conveyor system product group (Mining or Industry), interested parties can request the manual directly from their responsible sales representative. In addition to German and English, the manual will soon be available in Spanish and Portuguese.

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With sales of around €33.3 billion in 2013, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently employs around 178,000 people in 49 countries.

The ContiTech division numbers among the leading suppliers of a host of technical rubber products and is a specialist for plastics technology. The division develops and produces functional parts, components and systems for the automotive industry and other important industries. ContiTech currently has a workforce of approximately 29,700 employees. In 2013 it recorded sales of about €3.9 billion.