The belt is made of broadly wound wire of a flat section spiral. The alternating left and right spirals are joined with the help of crimped transverse wires. The standard edging of the belt is by welding, however, for selected types it is possible to carry on loops or bending, if requested. The crimped transverse wires prevent slipping of the spiral wires and therefore preserve the original structure of the belt even in tension.
As a cooling belt in glassworks and ceramics factories, as a conveyor belt in the confectionery and chocolate industry, as a conveyor belt in the chemical industry, as a drying belt for veneer in the lumber industry etc.
This type of belt is most commonly used for: