Belt Corporation of America Announces DuraTaq ™ Compound
12/24/2014

DuraTaq™ is a new rubber compound used to manufacture industrial belts.

Online PR News – 24-December-2014 – Cumming, Georgia – Belt Corporation of America is pleased to announce the availability of its latest product offering, DuraTaq™ .

DuraTaq™ is a new rubber compound used to manufacture industrial belts. Colored bright orange, DuraTaq™ industrial belts are extremely durable and have a very high (or “excellent”) coefficient of friction, making them highly tactile.

Here are DuraTaq™ ’s pertinent specifications:
• Polymer: 100% natural rubber (polyisoprene)
• Color: Orange
• Hardness: 45+/- Shore-A
• Co-efficient of friction: Highly abrasion resistant (Taber H18, 500 Gram Wheel on each side) Wt. loss 0.05 grams after 5,000 cycles
• Sp. Gr.: 1.06
• Tensile: 3000 psi min.
• Elongation: 600% min.
• Tear: 220 lbs/in.
• Compression set: Very low
• Temperature resistance: -10 C to +105 C
• Chemical resistance: Organic acids, alcohols, ethylene glycol, water
• Note: Not recommended to come in contact with petroleum products

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has given the DuraTaq™ trademark the serial number 86229696. The description provided to the USPTO for DuraTaq™ is: “Rubber used as a protective covering to surfaces subjected to abrasive action.”

“We’re very proud of the DuraTaq™ compound,” said Bill Levensalor, President of Belt Corporation of America, “We have been working on it for years, and believe it is the next step in our company providing superior products for your applications.”

Please contact a representative of Belt Corporation of America. to learn more about DuraTaq™ .

We look forward to partnering with you in your quest for quality specialty belts.

About Belt Corporation of America
Belt Corporation of America was founded in 1985 in Cumming, Ga. Over the course of the ensuing years, we have grown into one of the most respected and innovative manufacturers of specialty belting in the industry. We have the capability to manufacture large quantities while maintaining the ability to develop unique products to satisfy our customers’ most demanding needs in a job-shop atmosphere. A majority of the members of our inside and outside sales teams have over twenty-five years of experience in the belting industry. We service both the United States and the world at large through our extensive network of distribution and original equipment manufacturers. Belt Corporation of America is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and a member of both the National Industrial Belting Association (NIBA) and the Power Transmission and Drive Association (PTDA).

On September 1st, 2014, Belt Corporation of America was acquired by the Megadyne Group. Belt Corporation of America will continue to run as a independent company led by its founder, Bill Levensalor.

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